Congresswoman Shea-Porter Statement on the State of the Union

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Shea-Porter released the following statement on the State of the Union address.

“I appreciated President Obama's optimism even as he spoke about our challenges.  He reminded us that whether it's job creation, national security, climate change, education, housing affordability, or gun violence, we are one people, and, as he said, it is our task to ‘be the authors of the next chapter in our  American story.’  Our task is clear--to work together to make it a great chapter.”