Rick Snyder

Flint Water
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Two state water quality experts and a Flint utility official face criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis.


Sam Singh
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Democrats at the state Capitol say they plan to put up a fight over spending on criminal defense attorneys for Governor Rick Snyder.  Those lawyers are defending him against legal troubles arising from the Flint water crisis


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Two prisons would close under a plan adopted by a state Senate budget subcommittee


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The mayor of Waukesha, Wisconsin made a stop in Lansing yesterday to meet with state environmental officials.  It’s part of an effort to win support for his city’s request for a large water diversion from Lake Michigan. 


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The Legislature returns to Lansing this week following a two-week spring break.  Big issues facing lawmakers include the Flint water crisis and a Detroit Public Schools bailout. 


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The Washtenaw County Democratic Party approved a resolution that supports the recall of Governor Rick Snyder.  


Virgil Smith
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State Senator Virgil Smith has submitted his resignation from the Legislature as he begins a 10-month jail sentence


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The state Senate has approved a more-than $700 million plan for a financial bailout of the Detroit school system. 


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A joint legislative committee looking into the Flint water crisis has been told state environmental watchdogs failed to follow federal clean water rules. 


Drinking Water
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The next phase of Governor Rick Snyder’s plans for Flint include enforcing drinking water standards that are stricter than federal requirements. 


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State lawmakers will spend the early part of this week digging into the Flint water crisis.

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Someone should resign.  That was the message delivered Thursday by members of a congressional oversight panel looking into the drinking water crisis in Flint. 


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The charge has been leveled that state and federal officials put salvaging their careers ahead of making sure kids in Flint had safe drinking water. 


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Governor Rick Snyder’s state-funded legal contracts related to his involvement in the Flint water crisis go before a state board today.  


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A congressional panel will continue its look into the Flint water crisis with another round of hearings this week.


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Governor Rick Snyder is asking for $1.2 million to pay for outside legal counsel to help with the administration’s response to the Flint water crisis.  


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Governor Rick Snyder is holding firm to his vow to stay in office amid growing calls for his resignation.


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Remediation of an expanding 1, 4 dioxane plume continues, but the chemical continues to slowly spread towards the Huron river. That's the topic in this month's edition of '1st Friday Focus on the Environment.'  Lisa Wozniak is Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters and host of the monthly feature. Her guest is 12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. 


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The federal government has approved expanding Medicaid for kids and pregnant women affected by Flint’s water crisis.  


Tim Greimel
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The top Democrat in the state House is calling on Governor Rick Snyder to resign.


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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders brought his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president to Flint Thursday. 


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Democrats in the state Legislature say it’s time to restore citizen oversight panels to supervise air and water programs in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.  


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A state elections board has approved language for another petition seeking to recall Governor Rick Snyder. 


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Governor Rick Snyder says his office will release all Flint-related emails dating back to the beginning of his administration in 2011.  


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Organizers behind six efforts to recall Governor Rick Snyder hope to get a green light from a state elections board today. 


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