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State Superintendent: GISD special education funding formula ‘does not meet the needs of Flint students’

Flint, MI— State Superintendent Michael Rice determined Tuesday that the formula used by the Genesee Intermediate School District to distribute special education funds among local districts was unfair and did not provide for the needs of Flint students. Due to this ruling, the GISD will have to modify its current formula.  “In my judgment, the […]

Marijuana dispensary to host drive-thru turkey giveaway Nov. 24

Flint, MI— The Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary will give away over 350 turkeys along with canned goods and bread from the Great Harvest Bread Company at a drive-thru event on Nov. 24.  The Law Office of Bruce Leach, a firm that specializes in cannabis law and criminal defense, is sponsoring the giveaway. Attorney Bruce Leach […]

Amidst pandemic, those in need can still find help this Thanksgiving

Flint, MI— It’s the season of giving and Michigan is in the midst of a three-week pause due to the pandemic.  With Thanksgiving only days away, the heightened restrictions have taken a toll on family plans, vacations and turkey dinners.  While some can stay safely at home and feast with their immediate family, others rely […]

Flint City Council postpones vote on city’s involvement in water litigation

Flint, MI– Flint City Council voted to postpone the executive session and resolution related to Flint Water Litigation to a recessed meeting next Monday.  The council was set to vote on whether the city would be joining the water settlement last night, but Council President Kate Fields said that the legal department requested they postpone […]

How does a $641 million Flint water settlement get to residents? Attorneys give answers

Flint, MI– Attorneys involved in the Flint Water Litigation provided an overview of the $641.25 million water settlement this afternoon on the City of Flint Facebook page. This information session followed the proposal of a $20 million contribution to the settlement by the city’s insurer. Flint City Council is set to vote on the city […]