drinking water

Flint Needs To Return To Local Control Says Snyder

Jan 15, 2016

Flint is in a transition after coming out of emergency financial management in April. Snyder said Flint’s mayor Karen Weaver needs more control to deal with the city’s water crisis.

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Hundreds of demonstrators chanted, “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Governor Snyder’s got to go!” as they marched on the state Capitol to protest Governor Rick Snyder’s handling of the Flint water crisis. 

The Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Detroit) Gov. Rick Snyder found himself bombarded with questions about Flint’s water crisis as he toured the North American International Auto Show on Tuesday. 

Paul Sancya, The Associated Press

Great Lakes Commentator Gary Wilson was highly critical of state government when he joined us in November. But he says federal officials should also be held accountable for the water crisis in Flint. 


(MPRN-Flint) Five new centers have been set up in Flint to get water filters and testing kits to city residents. It’s another step to address the lead contamination crisis in Flint as Governor Rick Snyder faced a growing crescendo of criticism over the weekend on the state’s handling of the crisis.