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-- -- bank bailouts for Montag today it is just one of only three states that has no institutions receiving any tar ponds but it is lady began.
About six -- -- -- -- billion dollars from the stimulus bill that the president to sign it governor Brian Schweitzer already has plants and -- can't she just right now on the phone.
Governor good to have you back with us -- you doing.
Good to be back -- -- story -- don't get MySpace apparently.
They couldn't get the connections all up put together.
Let you know its -- -- that is we're showing -- pictures unit traditional Thai government and I know that's not your usual guards so I I feel bad for you -- that is not gonna happen very often now about a funeral.
Now about what you urine and -- -- -- just the convention I I keep saying that that mean you were great I let me ask you.
What you do you're -- it stimulus still but no TARP to what why not.
Well you don't basin Montana our family owned banks the conservative than it ought custom -- -- businessman and I think you miserable SOB.
You you force -- shall use three dollars in my pocket -- -- little -- -- about.
What kind of a thing is that Pacific that they would force me to show the business plant it I couldn't show my head and updated feed the cattle get through the winter -- -- -- -- out.
Well these jokers on the east and West Coast they didn't ask for any kind of paperwork didn't understand the business plan that you're shovel that money out as fast as they -- that's not banking.
That's Las Vegas style gambling.
All right but it's such easy money -- you want -- to find a way to grant.
Mark bankers out here in Montana said now I you know if we don't understand your business plan you're gonna have to go to one other bay again and so the banks and Montana are solid and of course our economy's pretty good too well.
I don't have a budget deficit I'm going to be honest with -- I'm one of the few states got a budget surplus.
And we're we're -- maintaining -- services but before you get wrapped around the axle on the -- let me let me take -- some.
We get about one point eight billion dollars in federal funds every year -- -- little -- a little less.
There were hit -- 626.
Billion extra this time.
So come on it's -- the next it's a 30% open what we spent.
Well -- what we're doing road and bridge projects.
That we're ready to go two years ago if we've got the kind of -- that we were hoping to get two in three years ago we would have already have built these bridges and roads so we're just accelerating.
The process of building -- roads that we would have next year the year after we'll put 111000 people back to work and the states are different than the -- -- I don't know what other you know what's weird about this and and you run.
You your -- was -- -- but but little worries -- about -- your compatriots Republican and and Democrat.
I think that this is like manna from heaven right to just getting this money and and the serious hard choices they'd have to make for their budgets they're not gonna have to make a because.
Hell I just got a whole list so that I can continued to to just you know do the same way instincts when -- Well right here if you're talking head on television or you're a member of congress.
You don't have to actually keep the trains on time limited -- that.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- governors.
-- yet we're responsible we educate we Medicaid we incarcerate this will win.
When budgets go down 1015%.
Because people lose jobs in there there's fewer tax revenues.
-- we just turned 15% of the criminals loose.
Win with budgets go down people actually.
Need more education because people to get thrown out of work they -- -- be retrained for a new job they go back to school and we've got fewer revenues for educating.
So we've got to continue to deliver every year and the problem is is that we can't budget we can't balance.
Bomb the way they do -- -- DC which is not a balanced budget our constitutional requirements in the states is that we have got to balance the budget every year.
So -- -- markets go up in the markets go down we have to deliver.
No matter what.
Aren't unlike those -- -- -- TV anchors governor.
Always good having thank you very much.
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