Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Gov. Rick Snyder

Judge Orders Michigan Official to Stand Trial...

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan's state health director to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of...

Report: Flint Sees 75 Percent Drop In...

The city of Flint is in crisis mode yet again, except this time, there's no water involved — at least not directly. Just as Gov....

In Wake of Water Crisis, Michigan Aims...

Gov. Rick Snyder's administration in is talks to launch a plan that would mandate the replacement of every underground lead pipe in Michigan within...

Civil Rights Commission: Primary Cause of the...

Michigan's Civil Rights Commission issued a scathing report on Friday, Feb. 17, asserting that "systemic racism" was at the root of Flint's devastating water...

Michigan Cuts Water Subsidy Program Early with...

Flint residents will soon have to pay full price for their water — water that still may be unsafe to drink. Michigan officials have decided...

Report: Flint Lead Levels Below Federal Limit;...

Things are looking up for the city of Flint, Michigan, but residents aren't jumping for joy just yet. Lead levels in the city ravaged by...

President Obama Visits Flint, Drinks the Water...

President Barack Obama went to Flint — and he drank the water. As promised, on Wednesday the president arrived in the depressed Michigan city,...

Shocking New Report Finds Lead Contamination in 350...

Congress is currently holding hearings calling Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to task for his handling of the Flint water crisis. But Flint isn’t the...

What’s Going On in Detroit? Drowning in...

What’s going on with Detroit schools?  As Flint endures an environmental catastrophe with its water crisis, the Motor City’s school system is suffering from...

Cruz, Senate Republicans Stall $850M Aid Package...

The people of Flint, Michigan should be receiving an $850 million aid package, but it's being held up by Senate Republicans. According to Politico, one...

Solution to the Flint Water Crisis? Swiss...

As America finds itself engrossed with the Flint, Michigan water crisis — as that city’s residents grapple with the prospect of their children facing...

Russell Simmons Holds No Punches on What...

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Flint Water Crisis: President Obama Releases Emergency...

Flint, Michigan is in a state of emergency.  And it is a crime scene. Now, President Obama is weighing in on the situation in...

Crumbling Buildings, Unsafe Environment Severely Affects Black...

As the city of Detroit tries to come back from the brink of bankruptcy, its school system has yet to see a real recovery....

National Guard, State Police Hand Out Water...

The National Guard and state police have begun handing out bottles of water as Flint, Mich. continues to deal with its water contamination problem,...

Maryland Governor Plans to Demolish Thousands of...

Should a blighted neighborhood be torn down in order to save it?  Apparently, the governor of Maryland thinks so.  In Baltimore, where people need...

Severely Contaminated Water System in Flint Prompts...

The city of Flint, Mich. is currently facing an environmental disaster, as authorities have declared the local water system has been contaminated by lead...