State of the Union 2011
As the U.S. Chamber predicted, the State of the Union address delivered by President Obama was very business heavy.
He mentioned 1099s, corporate income tax cuts, restructuring the tax code and restructuring the federal government among other issues. He also focused on green energy and the importance of education and the nation’s teachers.
If you missed it, here is the official transcript: President Obama – SOTU 2011.
Republican congressman, Paul Ryan, from Wisconsin was charged with delivering the Republican response. He focused heavily on reducing the federal debt and cutting spending.
Here is the transcript: Ryan – GOP Response 2011.
In an unprecedented turn, Tea Party favorite, Michelle Bachmann offered up the Tea Party’s response to the State of the Union as well. She also focused in on a reduction of federal spending and regulation.
Here is the transcript: Bachmann – Tea Party Response 2011.