Tag: Karen Weaver

The failure of Emergency Management in Michigan proven once again, starring: The #FlintWaterCrisis

The failure of Emergency Management in Michigan proven once again, starring: The #FlintWaterCrisis

We’ve seen this movie before… Last month, disinfectant dispensing equipment that chlorinates the drinking water supply of Flint, Michigan ran dry, allowing untreated water to be distributed to city residents. According to documents obtained by MLive reporter Ron Fonger, a plant worker attributed the mistake to water plant staff members who are severely over-worked and under-paid: A Flint water plant […]

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Mayor Karen Weaver: Two more years of water filter use for Flint.

Mayor Karen Weaver: Two more years of water filter use for Flint.

Today is Day 529 since Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder admitted that the city of Flint had had its drinking water poisoned with the powerful neurotoxin lead through the actions and inactions of his appointed Emergency Managers. The true span since their water has been unsafe to drink, of course, is much longer than that. There’s been very little news coming […]

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No April Fools: It’s been half a year since Gov. Snyder admitted to the #FlintWaterCrisis, still no lead pipes removed

No April Fools: It’s been half a year since Gov. Snyder admitted to the #FlintWaterCrisis, still no lead pipes removed

Today marks the half-year mark since Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder publicly admitted that Flint had a problem with lead in its drinking water. Since that time, he’s continuously told us he and his administration are doing everything possible to fix the problem. “Everything”, however, does not include the removal of a single lead pipe through the efforts of his administration. […]

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UPDATED: Flint Mayor Karen Weaver endorses Hillary Clinton: “We want a friend like Hillary in the White House”

UPDATED: Flint Mayor Karen Weaver endorses Hillary Clinton: “We want a friend like Hillary in the White House”

During a press call with journalists today, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver gave her endorsement to Hillary Clinton, saying, “We want a friend like Hillary in the White House.” Weaver says she has spoken directly with Sec. Clinton in the past couple of days to give her details about the poisoning of Flint’s drinking water. She said she is satisfied with […]

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