Millions of dollars are heading to Flint, now that Congress has finally agreed to funnel funds into the city.
According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]
In one weekend, a coalition of plumbers may have done more for the city of Flint than the government has in the past year.
Yet, officials continue to deny any wrongdoing or neglect in the poisoning of this mostly Black and poor city.