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 […]
FLINT, MI — Today begins another round of Mediation and Deliberations on the Proposed 30-year Contract With Detroit Water. The Honorable Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and the Flint City Council will be in legal closed session working towards a mediated to resolution. The Community speakers at a Nov. 15, 2017 Flint City Council meeting were all […]
DETROIT, MI – Local activists and Flint citizens gathered at the Cobo Center on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 to share their stories of healing from the Flint water crisis. Ten speakers participated in a panel titled Making Waves: The Flint Healing Stories on the first day of the convention. Panelists included Gwendolyn […]
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 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 –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 – Four Democrats vying to be Michigan’s next governor met in Flint, Mich. on Saturday, Aug. 12 evening with messages of hope for the residents who have been affected by the city’s ongoing water crisis. “We need to elect a governor who will give the [Flint water] crisis the attention it demands. This […]
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 […]