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 – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce invites area professionals and employers to a high-energy workshop covering disruptive innovative on Oct. 10. The session – led by Eric Rowles, a nationally recognized speaker who has led presentations for major companies and organizations including Starbucks, Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo — will […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Police are seeking criminal charges against a city council candidate after a complaint said she allegedly misreported her residency in seeking the Sixth Ward Council seat. Flint Police Chief Tim Johnson said his department submitted a warrant request against Sixth Ward council candidate Chia Morgan after former Flint City Council primary […]
(Story has been updated to reflect a change in dates.) FLINT, MI — Flint Beat in partnership with NBC25/FOX66 will host a mayoral forum at the Flint Public Library located at 1026 E. Kearsley Street on October 19 and 24, 2017 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The forum, “Flint Mayoral Forum” is hosted by the two […]
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 […]
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 […]
MICH. – President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday, Sep. 16 to lend his support to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, who announced his bid to win the Republican nomination for governor on Wednesday, Sep. 13. “Attorney General Bill Shuette will be a fantastic Governor for the great State of Michigan,” Trump tweeted. “I […]
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 […]
Half Million Dollar Federal Grant to Crim Fitness Foundation Will Support AmeriCorps VISTA Members Helping Children in Flint Schools  WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) announced that 25 new AmeriCorps VISTA members will be serving in the Flint Community Schools thanks to a federal grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The […]