Rick Snyder

Drinking Water
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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. 


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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. 


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

Capitol Hill
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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. 


Congress
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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. 


Rick Snyder
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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.


Flint Water
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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.  


Rick Snyder
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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. 


Rick Snyder
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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.


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


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
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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. 


Flint Water
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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.  


David Bullock
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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. 


Richard Stahler-Stolk
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Several attempts to recall Governor Rick Snyder continue to move forward as the Flint water crisis also continues to unfold.  


Jeff Irwin
Michigan House Democrats / housedems.com

The state House is expected to vote today to spend $30 million to help Flint residents with their water bills. 


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder says the federal government has not been held fully accountable for its role in the Flint water crisis.   


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year pays a lot of attention to Flint’s drinking water crisis and the state’s infrastructure shortcomings.


DPS Demonstrators
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Detroit parents, teachers, and school officials were in Lansing on Tuesday to speak out on bills meant to rescue Michigan’s largest district.


Rick Snyder
State of Michigan / michigan.gov

A state elections board has approved one petition that seeks to recall Governor Rick Snyder, but rejected several others.


Free Water Flint Protest
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The Michigan Senate has adopted a $30 million emergency spending measure to help Flint residents with their water bills.  


Michigan National Guard Delivery
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The state House and Senate have unanimously approved an emergency spending bill to help Flint address its water crisis.  It now goes to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk.  


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