We continue now with our on-the-ground look at the state of something other than the union President Obama will talk about tonight in his State of the Union Speech. We do know the president will announce that by next January half of the troops in Afghanistan will be home, so what is the state of the union in your neighborhood?
Austin Jenkins, is a statehouse reporter for the Northwest News Network and KUOW. Craig Fahle is the host of the The Craig Fahle Show at WDET in Detroit. And Peter O'Dowd is the news director for Fronteras and KJZZ in Phoenix, AZ.