Flint Water Crisis
FLINT, MI —The City of Flint’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, David Sabuda along with staff in the Treasury Department have scheduled water services to be shut off at two apartment complexes and up to 18 residences due to customers not making payments for at least five months straight. City officials have mailed notices to customers […]
FLINT, MI – Flint kids are talented. Flint kids are dreamers. Flint kids are strong. Flint kids are healthy. A new campaign is making sure Flint children—and the rest of the world—see their full potential. The “Flint Kids Are” communications campaign is specifically designed to help Flint’s youngest navigate through the many messages about the […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says President Donald Trump seemed sincere when listening to her concerns about infrastructure and safety for the city. Weaver, who met with Trump during his visit to Ypsilanti Township, said she quickly told Trump her concerns after her office was contacted by the White House to meet with […]
FLINT, MI — More than 100 Flint water crisis workers filled the auditorium at city hall for questions and answers from the community about a state program aimed at educating residents on how to use water filters today. “Our CORE team has been around visiting some 88,000 homes more than one time with the purpose […]
FLINT, MI – Workers and officials of a program to make sure Flint residents are properly using water filters will be available for questions during a Wednesday morning press conference. Mayor Karen Weaver and program officials are holding a press conference at 10 a.m. on March 15, 2916 at the City Hall auditorium to update […]
A retired state health official was sentenced Monday, March 13 for her role in Flint’s water crisis. Corrine Miller, a retired epidemiologist, was sentenced to 12 months probation, 300 hours of community service and ordered to write a letter apologizing to those impacted by the city’s water crisis. According to a March 13, 2016 Michigan […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver and Flint’s Chief Public Health Advisor, Dr. Pamela Pugh, have invited national environmental justice experts to join area residents in discussions centered on key aspects of environmental justice and public health issues in Flint. The Environmental Justice Summit will take place March 9-10, 2017, at Grace Emmanuel Baptist Church located […]
FLINT, MI — City officials say the state could stop funding bottled water distribution efforts in Flint by summer, according to a MLive.com article. According the Feb. 21 article, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says city officials have been in meetings where state officials discussed potentially ending bottled water efforts. Read more here.
The popular adult cartoon Family Guy has been known to hold no punches. That remained true as a short scene takes a jab at the Flint water crisis. Check out the this quick clip as writers make fun of the city’s lead-tainted water.
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says recent controversy between the state and the mayor over water credits is a distraction. Weaver held a press conference Monday, Feb. 20 to address claims that she knew about the state’s decision to end water credits nearly two months before she notified the public and Flint City […]