LANSING, Mich., June 22, 2017 – Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser issued the following statement today following the passage of the Michigan FY 2018 budget:
“I applaud Governor Snyder and our legislative leaders, Speaker Tom Leonard and Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, for going 7 for 7 on passing a balanced budget far in advance of the deadline.
“Michigan, under Republican leadership, is the Comeback State. We have experienced tremendous growth, we are creating a business-friendly environment so that more people can choose to live and work here. Passing a balanced budget, ahead of schedule, demonstrates our Republican leaders’ commitment to continuing our Comeback. I, along with a grateful state, thank Governor Snyder and our legislature for their ongoing efforts to make Michigan the greatest state in the nation to live, work, and raise a family.”