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Budgetary justice for greater competitiveness in the states, demand Governors

The governors of Jalisco and Colima join the group of 5 governors who have been working in coordination on health and economic actions before COVID 19.



May 15 of the 2020

Morelia, Mich.- During the ninth COVID-19 Interstate Meeting, held in the Michoacán capital, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca He assured that these work meetings seek to guarantee the participating states what by Law and Law corresponds to them, in matters of health, economy and fiscal reciprocity on the part of the Federation, before the health emergency.

“We will never ask for anything that by law and by law does not correspond to our states. These meetings are not intended to be against someone but rather we are in favor of our states to guarantee and care for the sovereignty of the entities that each of us represents, ”he said.

García Cabeza de Vaca He also added that in order to reactivate the economy, it is necessary to generate certainty for investment, instead of resorting to national funds or the cancellation of strategic projects and programs for entities, in order to face the negative impact of the pandemic on the economy. national.

He added that «we are going to continue using all the political instruments that we have at our disposal because it is part of our essence, the dialogue will arrive acted on, but nevertheless we will have to use all the legal instruments that we have within our reach, in order to guarantee that we move forward. our states ».

"The question is what will happen next. Productive projects, foreign investment are not being encouraged, many projects such as wind farms in our states are being held back. We do not see that certainty and trust are generated for the investment to come, ”he said.

Governors Francisco García participated in the work meeting Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Silvano Aureoles Conejo, from Michoacán; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila; and José Rosas Aispuro, from Durango.

Joining the works were Governor José Ignacio Peralta of Colima; and Enrique Ibarra Pedroza, Secretary General of the Government of Jalisco, representing Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez.

They agreed to work on a Health Agenda, Economic Reactivation and Attention to Poverty. To carry it out, Working Groups will be formed, each led by a Governor and on the axes: construction of a new normality, in the midst of a still active epidemic; economic recovery by stages and priorities; priority protection for vulnerable groups; and financial viability of the states.

Adopt a General Protocol for Health and Economic Reactivation, which includes a gradual reopening based on hospital capacity, the application of health protocols by sector of economic activity, as well as coordination between States for the synchronized opening of sectors with value chains shared, always considering responsibility with the health and life of citizens.

Do not start face-to-face classes during the current school year and finish it from home; and in cases where there are no virtual or internet connectivity conditions, the implementation of some mechanism that allows children not to be in inequality for access to educational content will be sought.

The governors expressed their disagreement with the Federation for the unilateral cancellation of the agreements between both levels of government, which were in force and in full exercise for this year 2020, including that of the National Employment Service.

They also agreed to continue with the construction of the legal route to present next week to the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), the request for compensatory payment of expenses transferred by the Federation to entities for the attention of the Health Emergency, and which were not foreseen in their fiscal years for 2020.

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