State of the Union
GM CEO Mary Barra was also at the address, sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Gov. Snyder says the economy is first among the challenges facing the president.
President Barack Obama says the United States is finally in a position to control our own energy future producing more natural gas at home.
The economy will again be the focus as President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech at 9 p.m.
Across the aisle, Democrats appeared to hear an entirely different speech, lavishly praising the president’s performance and his initiatives.
President Obama praised Ritterby for his determination and also made a commitment to continue to explore alternative energy measures.
President Obama called on Republicans and Democrats to put politics aside and look to the future.
Two brothers who run a Detroit-area roofing business and a Grand Rapids native severely wounded in Afghanistan have been invited to view the State of the Union address with First Lady Michelle Obama.