Obama's address met with hope, doubt on LI

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address was met with cautious optimism on Long Island, with many people anxiously awaiting the president to make good on his promise to create jobs.

While some Long Islanders agree jobs will help improve the economy, many remain skeptical about how Obama is going to achieve it while tackling health care and energy reforms.

"What's the reality of it happening?" wonders Theresa O'Donnell, of Hicksville.

Obama's proposal to take $30 billion from the Wall Street bailout and put it toward small business loans was also met with a mixture of hope and skepticism.

Go to iO Extra on Ch. 612 to watch President Obama's complete State of the Union address.

Obama's complete State of the Union address

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