Flint

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.

Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]

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.

Over 30 troops will be on the ground by Friday to hand out water bottles, filters and testing kits to the homes of almost 100,000 residents.

The National Guard has been deployed to help distribute water bottles following the lead contamination of Flint, Michigan's drinking water.