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Andrew Roth
Now serving as a reporter for the hyperlocal news website Flint Beat, Andrew Roth is a student journalist with a passion for politics, technology, culture, and their intersection. Andrew spent three years on the staff of his high school newspaper, The Blazer, holding the positions of head of business operations, digital editor-in-chief, and production manager. While serving on The Blazer’s staff, Andrew achieved a number of accolades, including becoming a four time White House press pooler and being the only high school student credentialed as press for the 2016 Republican National Convention, 2016 Democratic National Convention, Hillary for America’s election night event, and the 2017 Michigan State of the State address. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, queries, criticisms, or conundrums, you can email Andrew at rothreporter@gmail.com.
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Former governors of Michigan lend support to gubernatorial, senatorial candidates

MICH. – Candidates in Michigan’s upcoming gubernatorial and senatorial elections are gearing up for a long campaign, and several have already netted high-profile endorsements. Two former governors of Michigan, Republican John Engler and Democrat James Blanchard, have separately endorsed candidates in one of the two elections so far: Engler endorsed former chief justice of the […]

Ruth Mott Foundation to host Fall Harvest Festival in Flint tomorrow

FLINT, MI – The Ruth Mott Foundation will host their annual Fall Harvest Festival tomorrow, Sep. 23 at the Applewood Estate. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in cider tastings, house tours, mini pumpkin decorating, and tastings of apples grown on the Applewood grounds, as well as to listen to live music performed by […]

Flint City Council Candidate Chia Morgan

Chia Morgan -Ward 6 Age: 30 Family: Single Mother of One Daughter: Malia Education: BSW and MPA Occupation: Social Worker Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? Because I love Flint and I am interested in being a part of the solution, I am in love with this town […]

Flint City Council Candidate Heather Morolla Kale

Heather Morolla Kale- Ward 7 Age: 41 Family: Husband and Daughter Education: MA Public Relations and Organizational Communication from Wayne State University Occupation: General Manager, Flint Ferris Wheel and former Director of Member Services, Flint & Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? My passion […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Monica S. Galloway

Name: Monica S. Galloway – Ward 7 Age: 49 Family: Married for 30 years with two adult children (one is married) and one 3-year-old grandson. Education: Some college; Michigan Municipal League (MML.org) participant that has completed two Leadership levels. Occupation: Licensed Realtor Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? As the […]

Flint City Council Candidate Eva Worthing

Eva Worthing – Ward 9 Age:  37 Family: Single Mom of 2 young children, 2 and 7 years old. Education: Master’s Degree in Education Occupation:  Administrative Assistant (Former Teacher – taught for 13 years) Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I feel that I am a good fit for City […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Wantwaz Davis

Wantwaz Davis – Ward 5 Age: 43 Family: Wife Education: College and communication Occupation: I own my own janitorial company and I am a City Councilman. Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I feel that I am a good fit because I understand the issues and the struggles […]

Flint City Council Candidate Jerri Winfrey-Carter

Jerri Winfrey-Carter – Ward 5  Education:     B.S. in Chemistry; M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction; Ed.S. in Adult Education; Doctoral Candidate in Adult Education Occupation:   Associate Director of the St. Luke N.E.W. Life Adult Literacy Center Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I am a good fit for City […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Kate Fields

Kate Fields – Ward 4 Occupation: Flint City Councilwoman Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I have an extensive background (both academic and experiential) in Public Administration. BA and MPA in Public Administration from UM-Flint (Master’s is Rackham in Ann Arbor). I created and was Executive Director of a Flint […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Kerry Nelson

Kerry L. Nelson – Ward 3 Age: 53 Family: Father, Grandfather and a Family of 8 Siblings Occupation: Retired Banker Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I have been a Flint resident all my life and I have lived in the 3rd Ward for approximately 40 years. I can remember […]