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He cuts they react because state workers say you recall we have -- lab at Michigan State public workers' unions are pushing just that they're looking to -- -- Republican governor Rick Snyder.
Over cuts they say art only immense but illegal.
And rammed through a legislature with little or no debate the governor with me now just hours -- -- -- -- it.
Governor of the union say who you must have a political death -- what.
What are you said.
Well it's all about reinventing Michigan -- we've been through difficult times in Michigan.
And we've got a great budget we passed that we just recently did tax reform.
The topic here in Michigan as how to create more and better jobs and make sure our.
Kids stay in our state have a bright future here and word on a great job of getting their cell I -- the protest is just part of democracy.
They've died down and were working hard I'm continuing to grow our economy here.
No I -- governor a lot of things is try to do it even in the face of you know you're taking a beating by the mainstream media and and and -- those.
Who were quoted goalies -- public workers as if they were all Michigan.
Voters and taxpayers what have you but you had taken a hit and I'm wondering whether that.
This hurt your ability to follow up here.
Over whether you can pull a Chris Christie and continue what liberties.
Now we're continuing to move forward we've got a lot of great things going we have.
Just got a lot of government reform package is going through all we've got education reform in the pipeline.
I'm yesterday we just did a major announcement about dealing with -- challenge schools and our state that one very very well.
Our methodology is different than most places I -- relentless cause of action.
-- what that means is basically we spend no time blaming anyone for anything that there has no value we don't take credit for -- -- And we've got some health problems and Michigan we've had for decades and we're just gonna solemn one at a time and show real results are real people it's exciting.
Governor are built a career around blaming people for for my flaws and and and not passing the credit when I have success so.
Just did the little career advice for -- -- but.
It'll -- is -- are you curious as to.
What message you want to send Washington here because they always argue that there's got to be a balances.
When you -- -- get a control on spending and budgets.
It whether it's three to war on or afford one or -- some mix of tax increases a long way -- the spending restraint we have what say you.
Well I think for being a good -- -- for Washington when we get our tax reform we had a net -- of taxes and our state.
And then we -- a billion and a half dollar budget deficit with our budget you can do both but you need to do it thoughtfully.
And focus in on a long term so in our budget for example.
We pastor budget faster than had been passed in the last thirty years.
And more important speed as the quality in this budget.
Too often governments like as cash and cash out.
We actually looked at the balance sheet also and I'm proud to say in the budget we just -- I just signed today in fact we're making payments on long term liabilities.
We're being fiscally responsible for the long term and that's something that that Washington could learn who you have to pay down those doubts and be responsible for.
Not just today but for the future for our kids.
You know there's a concept governor very good having you thank you very much for coming gray.
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