Rick Snyder


(MPRN-Lansing) 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. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A joint legislative committee looking into the Flint water crisis was told state environmental watchdogs failed to follow federal clean water rules. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The next phase of Governor Rick Snyder’s plans for Flint include enforcing drinking water standards that are stricter than federal requirements. 

Andrew Harnik, The Associated Press


(MPRN-Washington D.C.) Someone should resign. That was the message delivered by members of a congressional oversight panel looking into the drinking water crisis in Flint. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder testified, along with EPA chief Gina McCarthy. Depite that general agreement that someone high up ought to get fired or quit, Republicans and Democrats disagreed on exactly who that should be. 

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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) 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.