FLINT, MI — A committee appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to work on Flint water crisis issues has canceled its fourth meeting in a row. Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee appointee Dr. Lawrence Reynolds said there are a number of issues that could have been discussed in the meeting originally scheduled for Nov. 16. “Dear […]
ANN ARBOR, MI – Hillary Clinton discussed her concern for Flint’s ongoing water crisis on Tuesday, Oct. 24, saying that “what happened in Flint wouldn’t have happened in a more affluent community.” “We have to keep going, but we also have to remember those who are being left behind. That’s why I talk about Flint […]
FLINT, MI — Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) visited Flint on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 21 to get a firsthand look at the city’s ongoing water crisis. Congressman Kennedy, the great nephew of President John F. Kennedy, was hosted in Flint by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05). The two took a walking tour of the […]
FLINT, MI. – Congressman Dan Kildee says he is seeking answers after one of Gov. Rick Snyder’s top aide’s testimony conflicted with Snyder’s timeline of when he found out about a Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak in the Flint area. Harvey Hollins III, one of Snyder’s top aides, testified on Friday, Oct. 6 that the governor was […]
FLINT, MI – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed spoke to members of the Genesee County Democratic Party during their monthly meeting on Thursday, Sep. 14 about what he would do as governor to guide Flint through its ongoing water crisis. El-Sayed spent much of his time focusing on groups that he feels were disproportionately affected […]
FLINT, MI –Flint City Council members say an initiative to replace the city’s pipes doesn’t need help from an outside public relations firm. In a 7 – 1 vote on Aug. 14 council members turned down a $92,000 request by Flint Mayor Karen Weaver to continue using Lansing-based Martin Waymire for public relations services regarding […]
In Flint, Michigan you hear a lot about the word “trust.” Trust that the State of Michigan is sorry and has your best interests at heart (despite poisoning you). Trust that “transformation manager” Rich Baird, a Snyder advisor, cares about you because he is from the city of Flint (despite making more than 3 times […]
FLINT, MI – Mayor Karen Weaver and state officials say Flint will have at least four state-run water distribution sites also known as Points of Distribution sites or PODs “indefinitely.” “Flint residents have spoken out,” Weaver said during a July 26, 2017, press conference at Flint City Hall regarding the city’s water crisis. “We’ve talked […]
FLINT, MI — Flint Mayor Karen Weaver will hold a press conference Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in the Flint City Hall lobby at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the future of state-run Point of Distribution Sites (PODS) used to distribute water to Flint residents. According to July 25, 2017 media advisory, Weaver along with local pastors […]
FLINT, MI – The Valley Area Agency on Aging is hosting the second of four events this summer through their Flint Senior Lives Matter initiative aimed at helping people ages 60 and older navigate through Flint’s water crisis. “We recognized very early on that the seniors in this community were profoundly affected by the water […]