Rick Snyder

Melissa Benmark, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers have kicked off legislative hearings on the Flint water crisis. The first in a series of hearings at the state Capitol began the same day a congressional committee continued its hearings in Washington D.C. 


A state board Tuesday will consider two taxpayer-funded legal contracts related to Governor Rick Snyder’s involvement in the Flint water crisis. Democrats are blasting the governor for asking the state to pay for the contracts, worth $1.2 million.


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is asking for a total of $1.2 million to pay two law firms for outside legal counsel to help with the administration’s response to the Flint water crisis. 

Snyder Says He Won't Quit Over Flint

Mar 7, 2016

Both Democratic presidential candidates called for Snyder to resign during their debate in Flint. It was the first time former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said he should step down over Flint’s water crisis.

The governor says that’s not going to happen.

“I’m not resigning, I’m going to solve this problem,” Snyder told reporters after an appearance in Detroit on Monday.

“I said I was sorry and I’m going to fix it.”

Medicaid Expansion Approved For Flint

Mar 3, 2016

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