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Snyder’s Drinking Games

Back in April, Gov. Rick Snyder attempted to feign empathy for the people of Flint by claiming he would drink Flint water for 30 days. Days after the announcement, Snyder left his post to travel to Europe where — unsurprisingly — he failed to live up to his own solidarity effort and didn’t drink Flint water. […]

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About that Johns Hopkins “Doctor”

A position paper from a Johns Hopkins “doctor” named Paul McHugh is making the rounds amongst the anti-LGBT crowd because he espouses a right-wing narrative that denies transgender people equal rights. You don’t even need to read anything about McHugh’s opinion to know it’s a complete crock. When people like disgraced former elected official Todd […]

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“No Level of Lead is Safe”: Flint Hearing Recap

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 […]

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“You’ve Got to Resign”: #FlintHearing Recap

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 […]

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“Who Does the Auditor General Serve?”: Questions Abound at Flint Hearing

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 […]

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This Week in Flint News

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 […]