The American dream, shifting economic inequality and sustaining the Affordable Care Act were some of the most ambitious topics that President Obama discussed during his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. While these were all different subjects that garnered unique attention and told separate stories, they all shared a part in the overall theme of Obama’s SOTU message for 2014: That actions speak louder than words.
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In a CNN exclusive Monday, reporters found that federal auditors will be examining New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s use of $25 million in Super Storm Sandy relief funds.
Officials have reason to believe that the Republican governor may have improperly allotted some of the money towards personal tourism ads as opposed to recovery from the destructive hurricane in October 2012.
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On Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, the House of Representatives passed a new bill involving Obamacare. Bill 291-122 is the first bill passed by the Republican-led House for the new year, and its main focus is rectifying controversial security issues with healthcare.gov, the Affordable Care Act’s newest website.
With the passing of Bill 291-122, Administration will have to notify the proper persons, within two days, of any individual that’s been affected by the security breach, according to an article on CNN.
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