In response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address this week, the majority of automotive glass technicians and company owners say the President needs to do more to strengthen the economy, according to a glassBYTEs.com™ poll.
Editors asked readers, “What did you think of President Obama’s State of the Union address as it relates to the automotive market and AGRR industry?”
Here are the results (participants were asked to select all that apply):
— Sixteen percent selected: “I was glad to hear the news that the President will be increasing the minimum wage for federal contract workers;”
—Sixteen percent chose: “I was glad to see the President is directing vice president Biden to conduct a review of the federal job-training system;”
—Sixteen percent also selected, “I was glad to hear that the administration will convene a group of CEOs and other leaders to talk about the best ways to incorporate unemployed Americans back into the workforce;”
—Sixteen percent picked, “I was glad to see that the President will encourage the construction of factories that rely on natural gas;”
—Sixteen selected, “I was overall pleased with the address and the steps the President is taking to strengthen the economy;” and
—Eleven percent chose: “I was glad to see the President address the comeback in vehicle sales and the automotive market.”
The largest percentage of participants, 84 percent; wish President Obama would do more. They selected, “None of the above are enough. Much more needs to be done to strengthen the economy.”
If you did not have the chance to watch the address and would like to read what President Obama said, click here (http://www.forbes.com/sites/beltway/2014/01/28/full-text-president-obamas-2014-state-of-the-union-address/ ) for a full transcript.