Tag: State of the Union
The president’s State of the Union address hit on some big themes, including ones that resonate locally.
President Barack Obama has urged Congress to support his plans to use fund job creation and to strengthen the nation’s middle class. In his State of the Union address, Obama said Republican ideas for reducing the deficit are “even worse” than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term. He also challenged […]
Watch, listen, and interact to the State of the Union online, tonight at 6 p.m. PT: Post-speech archive (PBS NewsHour) PBS NewsHour Annotated State of the Union – commentary from experts on the speech C-SPAN coverage – includes video archive of past SOTU addresses going back to 1988 White House Live on Facebook – watch […]
Brown names consumer advocate Mike Florio to PUC (SF Chronicle) Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday appointed a staunch consumer advocate and a law school professor to a powerful state commission that regulates California’s utilities – a panel that has come under intense criticism in the wake of last year’s fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno. […]
There’ll be a little local action going on tonight at the State of the Union address. From the Santa Cruz Sentinel: The owners of Santa Cruz’s Penny Ice Creamery will be “in the House” for President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday. The pair, Kendra Baker and Zach Davis, will join their spouses […]