AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage will deliver his State of the State Address to lawmakers next month.

The Republican governor’s office says that LePage will announce a major business investment initiative in his Feb. 4 address that could create hundreds of new jobs in Maine.

LePage also is expected to focus on the economy, electricity costs and infrastructure improvements. His office says he’ll also discuss reforming Maine’s welfare programs, which the governor is making a priority this legislative session.