(This is the second of a three-part series capturing Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s experience being Flint’s first woman mayor. Part one was published on Sunday, Nov. 5.)   FLINT, MI — According to Essence Magazine, some political experts have dubbed 2017 the year of the Black Woman Mayor, 25 of which currently lead cities with populations […]
FLINT, MI – An actress from a popular 90s sitcom took to social media this week asking people to support Flint Mayor Karen Weaver during the recall election. Erika Alexander played Maxine “Max” Shaw on Living Single, a sitcom that debuted in 1993, alongside with Queen Latifah who played the character, Khadijah James. Queen Latifah also […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint Police Department say they did nothing wrong in doing a criminal background check on the man who pushed recall efforts against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver. Flint Deputy Police Chief Devon Bernritter sent a reply to the Michigan State Police regarding a 90-day notice asking Flint Police to explain a Law […]
FLINT, MI — Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says plans to remove her as mayor started as soon as she made it into office. Weaver in an interview with Michigan Radio on Oct. 10, 2017, shared her thoughts on recall efforts launched first by Flint resident Alex Harris in November 2016 unsuccessfully and then successfully by […]
Witnesses in a hearing fighting recall efforts against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver say they were called by Flint Police to appear in court on Tuesday morning – A move that a Genesee County Judge says is alarming and “threatens the credibility of their testimony.” During the Aug. 29, 2017 hearing, witnesses claimed they were summoned […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver is challenging recall signatures submitted in hopes to remove her from office. According to the Genesee County Clerk’s Office, Weaver is contesting at least 1,200 of 5,951 signatures certified by Flint City Clerk Inez Brown’s office. Weaver filed paperwork challenging the signatures on July 31, 2017 – The last […]
(Updated with comment from Flint Mayor Karen Weaver) FLINT, MI — City officials have determined that 5,951 of nearly 9,000 signatures submitted to recall Flint Mayor Karen Weaver are valid. Arthur Woodson, the man seeking to remove Weaver from office, turned in nearly 8,848 signatures after canvassing Flint neighborhoods for nearly 60 days with volunteers […]
FLINT, MI — The Genesee County Clerk Office has confirmed that more than 8,000 signatures were turned in today to unseat Flint Mayor Karen Weaver. Flint resident, Arthur Woodson, submitted 780 petition sheets to the County Clerk. Woodson who is seeking to recall Weaver over the city’s controversial trash contract, turned in the signatures after […]
Flint, Mich. — The man pushing recall efforts against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says he along with volunteers have collected nearly 9,000 signatures in hopes of removing Weaver from office. Arthur Woodson, the man behind the recall efforts, is expected to turn in recall petitions today at the Genesee County Clerk Office at 3 p.m. […]
FLINT, MI – If backers of a recall effort to remove Flint Mayor Karen Weaver make good on collecting nearly 6,000 signatures Flint could have another mayor’s race. According to the Michigan recall law, people wanting to compete for the mayor’s seat would have to collect 900 signatures to be put on the November ballot […]