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All right we're back I told you we get him back Michael Morris of American Electric Power talking again about this dividend issue and I don't say that it would hurt you was it as a utility which again a lot of people buying your stock because of that yield.
If the tax cuts are sunset it certainly on the dividend part but.
-- Michael get to the heart of the issue because obviously you guys are upset and concerned but yet for a lot of your big capital expenditure projects you get government incentives so.
Doesn't one have to see a little bit of give on some level to pay for those things.
Well -- at the end of the day it's our customers that are -- both of those events that the dividend tax goes out there that's less revenue to the shareholders which are very small people and in most instances where utilities.
Many of those small -- or to our customers as well.
On the other side as you know for our carbon capture and storage budget which is essential for the world as far as -- technological breakthroughs for.
The Department of Energy -- the fact that that's fair and thirty -- That just lessens the impact of that project on our customers which.
We think is a great thing right now there literally hundreds of people working had mountaineers station in West Virginia on those kinds of projects and those are the intent that to me anyways that was the intent.
The entire money and the other incentive money that the -- for the job.
So if you don't well words and then you know plumbers.
I thought -- drop technically.
-- good job.
Yes -- paying jobs.
Well -- also you just make this acquisition largest deal with turning point solar it's about 250 million.
Jobs created I -- here we have you -- private sector guy creating jobs.
What more do you need from the government from congress -- the administration to continue creating jobs.
I need some stability on the ongoing changes that are happening at the Environmental Protection Agency since we failed to legislate.
On carbon and the environmental protection if -- moving forward on a number of -- some issues.
On the -- -- issues that are plants we need some stability there.
If we had that we would start moving forward -- add to our head counts as we go forward on these construction jobs.
Huge money needs to be spent by electric utilities all across the country for renewables for transmission.
Or upgrades of power plants to finish power plants.
And these are great jobs -- these are jobs for.
For the folks -- been a technical college engineers of course accountants of course but a lots of welders lots of plumbers lots of electricians.
Really great job.
Well we are grateful to you for creating jobs and and Michael you know you are always welcome on the program we love your perspective.
Yes you were a big utility guy but you also have your masters of biology you know science you know green.
We always love to have you thank you so much.
You've endless thanks thanks -- -- into -- and I'll say it go Buckeyes behind you go Michael Morris of American Electric Power we.
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