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Budget Director Al Pscholka, left, listens as Gov. Rick Snyder presents the fiscal year 2018 and 2019 budget recommendation on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 before the joint Senate and House Appropriations Committees at the Senate Hearing Room in Boji Tower in Lansing Mich. (Julia Nagy/Lansing State Journal via AP)

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From left to right, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Gov. Rick Snyder, and Budget Director Al Pscholka present the fiscal year 2018 and 2019 budget recommendation on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, before the joint Senate and House Appropriations Committees at the Senate Hearing Room in Boji Tower in Lansing, Mich. (Julia Nagy/Lansing State Journal via AP)

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Gov. Rick Snyder presents his fiscal year 2018 and 2019 budget recommendation on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, before the joint Senate and House Appropriations Committees at the Senate Hearing Room in Boji Tower in Lansing, Mich. (Julia Nagy/Lansing State Journal via AP)

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Holding a transcript of her speech in the Senate Chamber, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts reacts to being rebuked by the Senate leadership and accused of impugning a fellow senator, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the attorney general nominee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Warren was barred from saying anything more on the Senate floor about Sessions after she quoted from an old letter from Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow about Sessions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Holding a transcript of her speech in the Senate Chamber, Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts reacts to being rebuked by the Senate leadership and accused of impugning a fellow senator, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the attorney general nominee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Warren was barred from saying anything more on the Senate floor about Sessions after she quoted from an old letter from Martin Luther King Jr.'s widow about Sessions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Alabama Sen. Del Marsh laughs on the Senate floor during the first day of the legislative session, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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In this image from video, provided by Senate Television shows Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, during the Senate's vote on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. The Senate confirmed DeVos with Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. (Senate Television via AP)

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In this image from video, provided by Senate Television shows Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, during the Senate's vote on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. The Senate confirmed DeVos with Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. (Senate Television via AP)

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In this image from video, provided by Senate Television shows Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, during the Senate's vote on Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos. The Senate confirmed DeVos with Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. (Senate Television via AP)

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., holds a thumb drive during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, with petitions calling for the Senate to reject Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, to accept petitions calling for the Senate to reject Attorney General-designate Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

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In this image from Senate Television, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate in Washington, Feb. 6, 2017, about the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary. The Senate will be in session around the clock this week as Republicans aim to confirm more of President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks over Democratic opposition. (Senate TV via AP)

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Senate Democratic floor leader Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, center, talks with Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, right, and Sen. Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island, left, in-between floor sessions, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. Democrats failed in their effort to bypass Republican leadership and bring a bill related to local school levies to the Senate floor.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, left, talks with Senate Democratic floor leader Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, right, in-between floor sessions, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. Democrats failed in their effort to bypass Republican leadership and bring a bill related to local school levies to the Senate floor. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, meet with reporters to discuss Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown State of the State address given before joint session of the California Legislature Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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President Donald Trump, third from left, speaks during a reception for House and Senate leaders in the the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. He is surrounded by, from left, adviser Jared Kushner, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Donald Trump, center, hosts a reception for House and Senate leaders in the the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Some of the participants are, from left, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-NyY., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, about President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees. Schumer said the Senate will vote on two of Trump's Cabinet nominees on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, and begin debate on a third. The Senate will vote on Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary-designate John Kelly. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder greets guest before delivering his State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the background are, from left, Clerk of the House Gary Randall, House Speaker Tom Leonard, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhoff. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)