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#SOTU: State and Local Officials Share Reactions to State of the Union on Twitter

State and local officials from Attorneys General to city council members share their reactions to the State of the Union Address on Twitter.

During the President’s State of the Union Address, thousands of Americans shared their live reactions on Twitter with #SOTU. Below are some of the tweets from state and local elected officials sharing their thoughts during the address.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
@AGSchneiderman: Would like to thank @whitehouse@TheJusticeDeptfor creating a joint investigation to bring justice for victims of the mortgage crisis #SOTU

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon
@LtGovSimon: At a time when we need inspiration, President Obama supplied it. I'm ready to get to work and grow a state and nation that's #builttolast.

Colorado State Representative Mark Ferrandino
@MarkFerrandino: Great speech Pres @BarackObama, lays out a great vision for moving country forward. He is right, working together we can accomplish anything

Arizona State Representative Anna Tovar
@RepAnnaTovar: As a cancer survivor, thank u! @WHLive-will not go back to when health ins co had unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny coverage #SOTU

Maine State Representative Sharon Treat
@SharonTreat: Love the Veterans Jobs Corp idea Prez Obama just announced. My vet dad wanted in his obit the GI bill that helped him after WWII. #SOTU

New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera
@NYSenatorRivera: Great #SOTU& very proud of @AGSchneiderman who will lead mortgage fraud unit & hold banks accountable for foreclosure crisis @WhiteHouse

Arizona State Representative Chad Campbell
@repcampbell: A tax code that favors companies who create and keep jobs in America! That is an idea all should embrace! #SOTU#jobs

Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown
@ltgovbrown: Pres. Obama won't settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do well and a growing number barely get by. #SOTU

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker
@CountyExecBaker: We're following the President Obama's blueprint for an economy "built to last" by focusing on economic development in Prince George's #SOTU

Check out the President's Blueprint for an American Built to Last, view the enhanced version of the speech with charts and graphs and find out more about the 2012 State of the Union.