We asked several business owners today what they want to hear the President say tonight.
Many say they are doubtful his economic policies will work and say Obamacare has made it tough to hire people or keep people full time.
One business owner says she wants less talk and more action.
"I'm actually less concerned about what he's going to say," said Tabitha Cain with Proms, Pageants and Pretty things, "and more concerned that there's an action taken. I think it's the indecisiveness right now that makes people not want to spend money in our economy like they normally would."