Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica Mayor David Roefaro is reacting to President Obama's State of the Union Address.

Roefaro says he supports the President's broad-based plan to keep America competitive through investments in infrastructure.

The Mayor says an investment of this kind will ensure more federal money for projects in Utica.

Roefaro also supports the President's plan for education and says we need to commit more money to a system that rewards innovative teachers in public, private and charter schools.