Flint Water Crisis
The year long report released by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission indicts not only individuals but systemic racism and offers solutions so that another Flint will never happen again.
Michigan officials filed a court motion while they appeal the decision in a lawsuit brought by several advocacy groups.
Health officials report an increase of bacterial illness in Flint, Michigan. A reduction in hand washing to avoid contaminated municipal water may contribute to the outbreak.
Millions of dollars are heading to Flint, now that Congress has finally agreed to funnel funds into the city.
According to reports, Barack Obama is considering becoming the co-owner of an NBA franchise.
The Virginia Tech - Flint Water Study team claims results from recent testing of a water flushing program are promising. The primary source of Flint's water is now coming from the Detroit-based Great Lakes Water Authority.
Google recently announced they will distribute $250,000 in Google.org grants to fund initiatives that will help Flint, Michigan recover from its water crisis. Google will allocate $150,000 to teams from the University of Michigan, which will work towards creating a data platform to help local leaders and the government with making effective decisions and provide Flint […]
In an effort to assuage fears and instill hope, President Barack Obama on Wednesday visited the beleaguered city of Flint, Michigan amid a towering crisis involving lead in the city’s water supply. He also toured a food bank, participated in a roundtable discussion about the lead-contaminated water crisis, met with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor […]
According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]
On Tuesday, a panel assembled after she died issued a report indicating that the jail’s staff needs more training in regards to identifying mental health issues. It also specified that the facility should provide anger management counseling for inmates and employees should wear body cameras.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has been criticized by state and local officials for his response to the Flint Water Crisis, which prompted his office to assemble an investigative panel. In a report released by the panel, it found that the state is wholly responsible for the contamination of Flint’s drinking water, Think Progress reports. The Flint […]
In response to Earley's remarks, resident LeeAnne Walters told Martin, "A lot of it was lies and him just trying to cover himself."