Gov. Rick Snyder
Ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who was in office during what's become known as the Flint Water Crisis, was officially indicted for his role in the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in 2014 and 2015.
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a prime suspect in the deadly Flint Water Crisis, was being rewarded by Harvard University as victims of the deadly environmental disaster were still searching for closure.
Those targeted by the city owe at least six months of back water bills and that they must pay by May 19 or possibly lose their homes via foreclosure.
State police have yet to make a statement, but initial reports say two of the victims are court bailiffs and one is the shooter, who was in custody on an unknown charge.
Despite authorities' claims that filtered water is safe for human consumption, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says that some homes' faucets do not fit the filters, and therefore bottled water is still needed for many.
Attorneys for the NAACP filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the residents and businesses affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The suit filed on Thursday in U.S. District Court says the individuals tasked to evaluate the water quality failed to test and treat the water, leading to contamination. Ten people are named […]
Flint Mayor Dr. Karen Weaver joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the latest details in the ongoing Flint water crisis and what is currently being done to rectify the man-made disaster that has poisoned an American city.
"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
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.
"Governor Rick Snyder cannot actually fix this problem," said Martin. He later added, "What this governor is doing is running from the problem."
Earley, joined by his lawyer, Attorney A. Scott Bolden, explained that the decision to switch Flint's water supply to the Flint River and use services from the KWA Water Authority was made by the Flint City Council.
The handling of the Flint water crisis has been compared to that of Hurricane Katrina and even the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder refuses to step down despite calls for his resignation from citizens and politicians alike. Yesterday, he came out with a $360 million budget to start dealing with the multitude of problems caused by lead […]
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