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How does an entire country overlook one of the most outrageous instances of government failing its people to occur this generation? One meticulous, thorough and unerring story at a time.Read more from Poynter
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires' disease potentially linked to Flint's water long before the governor reported the increase to the public last month, internal emails show. When he disclosed the spike in Legionnaires' cases on Jan.Read more from The Big Story
A look at life today in #Flint, where bottled water is rationed and illnesses abound: https://t.co/z5O2RXF6O1 pic.twitter.com/L6Eac91t1P— National Geographic (@NatGeo) February 9, 2016
Two recall petitions against governor Snyder have been approved. Eight previous ones had been denied. Petioners now have to gather almost 800, 000 signatures.
Schornack predicts successful recall vote LANSING - The drinking water catastrophe in Flint is the result of a failed model of trying to run state government like a business, says a former adviser to Gov. Rick Snyder, who also predicted the governor won't survive a recall vote if the question makes the ballot.Read more from Detroit Free Press
LATEST: Red flags were popping up in MI Governor Rick Snyder's inbox for months about polluted Flint drinking water pic.twitter.com/VsvIKhdTfh— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) February 27, 2016
Rep. Matt Cartwright to Gov. Snyder: "I’ve had about enough of your false contrition & your phony apologies" #Flint https://t.co/sWBcyAIz3G— The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) March 17, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy testified Thursday morning in a long-anticipated hearing on the causes of the Flint contamination disaster. This was the third Flint-related hearing before the committee, following Tuesdays morning's tense questioning of former local, state, and federal officials.Read more from Mother Jones
Flint's lead-tainted water may not cause permanent brain damage https://t.co/C5hfODFeMU #FlintWaterCrisis pic.twitter.com/WQ1E8evlws— Scientific American (@sciam) March 22, 2016
An important new report makes clear the principal cause of the water crisis in Flint, Mich.: the state government's blatant disregard for the lives and health of poor and black residents of a distressed city. The report released Wednesday by a task force appointed last year by Gov.Read more from Nytimes