State of Union en Mostly Positive Reaction to State of Union at Clean Water Action Viewing Party <p>People concerned about climate change watching the State of the Union address at Arbor Brewing Company Tuesday night gave President Barack Obama generally positive reviews.&nbsp;</p><p>Clean Water Action hosted about 25 people at a viewing party.&nbsp;<iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src=";auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe>Eric Keller is an campaign organizer for the group.&nbsp; Keller says he likes the fact Obama outlined ways he will bypass congressional gridlock.&nbsp; He gave Obama high marks for re-affirming that the climate change debate is over and calling on reduction in carbon.</p><p>Eric Harrington however says he was disappointed.&nbsp; Of particular concern to him was Obama promoting natural gas.&nbsp; Harrington says overall Obama could have done a lot more to get us to the place we need to be going.</p><p>Veteran Jordan Paul Redwine missed the beginning of the speech but says he was particularly touched by Cory Remsburg being recognized at the end of the address.<br /><br />Obama also received applause for comments regarding unemployment insurance, a hike in minimum wage, health care, and supporting veterans.</p><p><em>— Andrew Cluley is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News.&nbsp;Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</em><br /> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 06:59:05 +0000 Andrew Cluley 40803 at