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Miss yesterday’s committee hearing on the Flint Water Crisis? We’ve got you covered. This week’s recap covers scathing testimony from Gov. Snyder’s Flint Task Force on the Emergency Manager law and state inaction. Task force members include former state senator Ken Sikkema, Michigan Environmental Council head Chris Kolb, Flint pediatrician Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Matthew Davis with the […]
By Matthew Kovac If you thought that poisoning a city of 100,000 people would be a bridge too far for Michigan’s urbane, oh-so-reasonable business elite, think again. Last week, the Economic Club of Grand Rapids welcomed Gov. Snyder – fresh from his Congressional grilling on the Flint Water Crisis – with nothing less than a […]
Sean Tobin Last week I decided to revisit the M-1 rail and I have to say there have been some alarming developments. The M-1 Rail has been a controversial project whose ongoing criticism is that the rail will not benefit the public at large, nor will it be effective. In fact, one misguided author’s take […]
Miss Gov. Snyder’s testimony before the House Oversight Committee last week? We live-tweeted the four-hour hearing so you wouldn’t have to. Catch up here on Snyder’s evasive answers (“To my knowledge I had no awareness of that email”) and smack-downs from Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). Highlights below: House Oversight Committee on #FlintWaterCrisis starting now […]
In case you missed our live tweets today, here’s what went down this morning at the first hearing of the Joint Select Committee on the Flint Water Public Health Emergency. The Committee heard testimony from the Auditor General’s office on their audit of MDEQ’s Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance. #MiLeg hearing on #FlintWaterCrisis to […]
This week, the U.S. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee will hold two hearings to examine the Flint water crisis. The first hearing, on March 15 at 10:00 a.m., will feature testimony from Flint’s former unelected Emergency Manager, Darnell Earley. Earley was appointed by Gov. Snyder and authorized switching Flint from Detroit’s water source to […]