Water crisis

Both Democratic presidential candidates said the crisis is a symbol of urban neglect in America. At the top of a heated Democratic presidential primary debate on Sunday in Michigan, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders called on the state’s Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to resign amid the Flint water crisis. The problem is “symbolic of what is going on” in urban […]

Following an initial $5 million allocation to battle Flint’s corroded water system, President Obama on Thursday announced his administration would give the city $80 million in federal funding to assist in the water crisis poisoning thousands — a growing scandal that has sparked resignation requests from citizens for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. Snyder declared a […]