“I wish this never would have happened,” Snyder said of the Flint water mess.
The Michigan Supreme Court said a court had no authority to issue charges in the Flint water crisis. Charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others have been wiped.
Two Michigan-based eyewear companies have come together to promote and provide sustainable eyewear products with a purpose.
Michigan's former governor was charged with a misdemeanor for his alleged involvement in the Flint Water Crisis. He had previously said he would invoke his 5th amendment right if called as a witness.
Michigan's former governor faces misdemeanor charges in the state's Flint Water crisis investigation.
Most of the money -- $600 million -- is coming from the state of Michigan, which was accused of repeatedly overlooking the risks of switching Flint's water source without treating the water to prevent what turned out to be a disaster.
Liane Shekter Smith, who was the head of the state's drinking water office when Flint's water system was contaminated had $191,880 in back pay returned.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed using federal COVID-19 relief money to replace lead water pipes.
Flint's drinking water has met state and federal lead standards for five years in a row, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced.
The settlement fund includes $600 million from Michigan and $20 million from Flint. Attorneys are seeking $200 million in fees so the amount of money available to Flint residents is far less than $641 million.
The study shows there was distrust of the government before the Flint water crisis and it just got worse.
A Flint judge has rejected a request to dismiss misdemeanor charges against a former Michigan governor in the Flint water scandal.
Lawyers who helped secure a settlement for Flint residents are asking to receive payment for their work.
The lawyers who negotiated a settlement for victims of tainted water in Flint are asking for $209 million in fees and expenses, roughly a third of the massive damages the state is shelling out.
Judge William Crawford said he needs to research whether prosecutors filed the case in the wrong county and issues concerning the one-man grand jury used to indict former Gov. Rick Snyder.
Lawyers for former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other defendants oppose a motion from a Genesee County Chief Circuit Judge who requested extra time to review grand jury testimony. They say the delay will hurt the defendants.
A judge has granted the first approval of a $641 million deal that would go to Flint residents who were harmed by lead-tainted water.
The attorney for former Gov. Rick Snyder said the charges against the ex-Michigan leaders should be dismissed because he was charged in the wrong county. Snyder was indicted on a misdemeanor charge of willful neglect in Genesee County.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she will hold a Thursday morning press conference to announce the findings of her team's investigation into the Flint Water Crisis.
“I want to get excited and get my hopes up but they have been dashed so many times with what they think is justice," said Melissa May, Flint resident and activist.