Stories tagged with: Barack Obama

January 27, 2010 - 4:31pm
6 years 30 weeks ago

President Barack Obama will address the nation tonight.

He's delivering his State of the Union address to Congress and the nation, and there are certain issues local residents are concerned about and want the President to mention.

"Well, jobs. All my kids, they have jobs, but it's hard to tell how long, " says Dresden resident Mary McCafferty.

"Health insurance, medical care, and things like that, " says Malta resident Heidi Norman.


December 2, 2009 - 6:39pm
6 years 38 weeks ago

President Barack Obama says that 30 thousand additional troops will be deployed to Afghanistan.

He made the announcement last night from West Point, New York, and some local Zanesville residents are shaking their heads, saying they don't agree with his decision.

"Frankly, I think they've been over there for too long, and I think the family wouldn't mind seeing them come home, " says Zanesville resident James Morrison.

Zanesville resident Linda Zemba has a...

November 17, 2009 - 7:09pm
6 years 40 weeks ago

President Barack Obama's "Making Work Pay" tax credit is providing many Americans with more money on their paychecks. It started back in April and was able to do so by withholding less of the federal tax.

However, that tax credit may end up costing you more on your tax return.

United Way Financial Stabilization Partnership Coordinator, Amy Davis, says it's a mistake that wasn't foreseen.

"Now that it's coming around the end of the year. Tax season is just...

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