water crisis

Michigan charged six state employees with misconduct for the Flint water crisis. Nine state workers have so far been charged criminally.

Cities throughout the state such as Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit, Saginaw, Muskegon and Holland have seen higher cases of lead in children as far back as 2013.

His Flint contribution of $500,000 is the largest celebrity donation to date. Avita Water will match his donation in water bottles.

Gov. Snyder will appear before the Michigan Congress Tuesday evening to present his plan.

President Obama on Saturday announced an emergency declaration that would allocate $5 million in federal aid to assist Flint in the water crisis.

Gov. Rick Snyder requested the president declare a federal emergency on Thursday after nearly exhausting all efforts to prevent residents from cooking, drinking, and bathing using the lead-filled water.