message. A written or oral communication, often sent through a messenger or other agent, or
electronically (e.g., through e-mail or voicemail).
annual message.A message from the President or a governor given at the opening of an
annual legislative session.
Presidential message.A communication from the President to the U.S. Congress on matters pertaining to the state of the union, esp. of matters requiring legislative consideration. U.S. Const. art. II, § 3. — Also termed State of the Union. [Cases: United States 26. C.J.S. United States §§
45–47.] special message.A message from the President or a governor relating to a particular matter. veto message.See VETO MESSAGE.
[Blacks Law 8th]