Governor Rick Snyder

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder should be ashamed of himself. Snyder is staging a shameless damage control ploy to show that he is taking charge of a serious water poisoning crisis in Flint, which has resulted in children being irreversibly harmed after drinking lead-contaminated water. The governor says now that the water is safe to drink, […]

DETROIT (AP) — One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires’ disease. While government officials scramble to rid Flint’s tap water of lead, victims are […]

In one weekend, a coalition of plumbers may have done more for the city of Flint than the government has in the past year.

In one weekend, a coalition of plumbers may have done more for the city of Flint than the government has in the past year.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A day after doctors reported high levels of lead in Flint children, Gov. Rick Snyder’s top aide told him the “real responsibility” for the city’s water issues rested with local government officials, emails released Wednesday showed. Then-chief of staff Dennis Muchmore also told the governor that residents were “caught in a […]

Opponents of restrictive new voting laws won a major victory and suffered a potentially significant blow this week when Michigan’s Republican governor vetoed expanding his state’s photo identification requirement and when Pennsylvania election officials said that the state’s photo ID requirement will adversely impact more voters than the state’s GOP administration initially advertised. The recent […]