Detroit News

Governor Rick Snyder is seeking federal money to give temporary housing and home repairs to residents affected by the water crisis. The funds would also help fix public schools and other public buildings with corroded water pipelines. A White House spokesman said a decision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency could come as soon as this weekend.

Flint is in a transition after coming out of emergency financial management in April. Snyder said Flint’s mayor Karen Weaver needs more control to deal with the city’s water crisis.

Wayne County’s property tax revenue has dropped by about $100 million a year since 2008 and its pension system is largely underfunded - that has led to a $52 million structural deficit.

U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn has been in the hospital since Friday due to a broken hip. Dingell’s wife told the Detroit News that the congressman will be doing rehabilitation therapy for another two to three weeks.

88-year-old U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn was admitted to the hospital for observation. His office did not give a reason for Dingell’s admittance but said he is “resting comfortably.”

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