Wednesday, February 13, 2013
President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address Tuesday. Was it a source of comfort for you or did it leave you with concerns about the country going forward?
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday may well be the most important speech he's ever given. It sets the tone for the legacy he will leave behind at the end of his final term. While he did say the state of the Union is "stronger," he also went on to say that there is work still to be done. His emphasis was on reigniting what he called "the true engine of America's economic growth - a rising, thriving, middle class." If you missed it, here is the full text from the president's SOTU address from ABC News. In the Republican response, however, Sen. Marco Rubio R-Fla., said that the vision the president laid out relied on government to fix everything, saying, "to make it to the middle class or beyond no matter where you …
Monday, August 1, 2011
A deal was reportedly reached Sunday night, now a vote must be taken.
Sunday night, President Barack Obama held a brief press conference announcing a deal had been reached in congress to bring an end to the debt crisis and prevent the United States from defaulting for the first time in history. It was a compromise deal and involved more than $2 trillion in long-term cuts. The Question of the Week is do you think this deal on the table is the best option for our nation? We want to know what you think. Leave your answers in the comment box below.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Event scheduled for Tuesday, March 22.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Congressman Rob Woodall (R-GA07) will host a telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Woodall emailed roughly 77,000 constituents to announce the meeting. “There is a lot going on in Congress right now, particularly when it comes to dollars and cents,” Woodall wrote. “We're voting on what they call ‘Continuing Resolutions’ that fund what they call ‘discretionary spending’ from now until September. We will vote on what they call ‘the debt ceiling’ which is a measure of how much previous presidents and congresses have run up America's credit card. We will also vote on what they call ‘appropriations bills’ which fund the ‘discretionary spending’ accounts from October of this year until September of 2012.We're voting on what …