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GOP Governor Finally Admits His Hand-Picked Emergency Manager Poisoned Children (VIDEO)

Michigan’s power-hungry GOP Governor Rick Snyder must be held accountable for the children poisoned by his hand-picked emergency manager.

by Randa Morris· · News
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The Wizard Behind The Curtain: Citizens United Lawyer Behind Detroit’s Emergency Manager Laws

“He’s seldom seen in the state Capitol, and less likely to be noticed. Take a look at someone who may well be the most influential person… you never heard of.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
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Flint Emergency Manager To Appoint City Council Members, No Elections Needed

Want to run a city with absolute authority but don’t want to deal with democracy or voting? Flint Michigan’s emergency manager can make that happen!

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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Chris Christie To Bring Michigan’s Fascist Emergency Manager Law To New Jersey (VIDEO)

On November 12, 2014, New Jersey governor Chris Christie announced his intention to bring Michigan-style emergency management laws to the state. Much like Michigan governor Rick Snyder did when imposing the law on residents of that state, Christie is using the excuse of a “financial emergency” in Atlantic City as […]

by Randa Morris· · News
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Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager

As the looting of Detroit continues, another 1/5 of the city’s residents are slated to become homeless, under right wing governor Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager. On October 8th, Detroit’s appointed Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr, along with the city’s conspicuous mayor, Mike Duggan (read how Duggan was *elected here) and Wayne […]

by Randa Morris· · News
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Detroit Bankruptcy Decision May Help Overturn Michigan’s Emergency Manager Law

Michigan’s controversial emergency manager law is put to the test once again as a judge orders presidential review of the attempted bankruptcy of Detroit.

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Michigan Rejects Draconian ‘Emergency Manager’ Law

Progressives, grassroots groups, and unions prevent GOP Gov. and Tea Party take-overs of financially troubled towns and cities.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Obama Just Declared The Flint Water Crisis A Federal Emergency, Here’s What That Means For Flint

Obama Just Declared The Flint Water Crisis A Federal Emergency, Here’s What That Means For Flint

President Obama just gave the residents of Flint some much needed help.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
You Won’t Believe What Bankrupt Detroit’s Fire Department Uses For Emergency Alerts (VIDEO)

You Won’t Believe What Bankrupt Detroit’s Fire Department Uses For Emergency Alerts (VIDEO)

You don’t have to look any further than Detroit’s fire department’s emergency alerts to realize what financial strain the city is really facing. Apparently, the city is so broke that firefighters use a system of pop cans, screws, coins and pipes to alert them when there is a fire. The […]

by Vera· · News
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Allegations Of ‘Inflating, Altering and Faking’ Student Grades, Credits, Abound In Michigan

“For two years we have warned the community, the Emergency Manager and anyone who would listen of wrongdoing.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
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Probably Drinkable, Poop-Colored Water: The Best New Way To Save Money In Michigan! (VIDEO)

Sorry Flint! Emergency manager Jerry Ambrose says you have to drink the nasty brown water that’s oozing from your taps. The not-brown kind of water is just too expensive for “you people.”

by Randa Morris· · News
GOP Appointed Officials Black Out Detroit During Heatwave To “Send Them A Strong Message” (VIDEO)

GOP Appointed Officials Black Out Detroit During Heatwave To “Send Them A Strong Message” (VIDEO)

Heat wave caused the power outage in Detroit this week, right? Not so fast. It turns out that the cities Emergency Manager cut off the power intentionally.

by Randa Morris· · News
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17:  Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), listens to members comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, on Capitol Hill March 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining how lead ended up in the public drinking water in Flint, Michigan.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Michigan Republicans Strip Flint Of Their Power To Sue The State Over Poisoned Water

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is nothing more than a petty tyrant.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Finally, Somebody Is Getting ARRESTED For Lead Poisoning In Flint’s Water

Finally, Somebody Is Getting ARRESTED For Lead Poisoning In Flint’s Water

Someone is finally going to be arrested for the Flint Water crisis. It’s about damn time.

by Oliver Willis· · News
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17:  Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), listens to members comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, on Capitol Hill March 17, 2016 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining how lead ended up in the public drinking water in Flint, Michigan.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Michigan Governor Gets Slammed With Racketeering Lawsuit For Running Flint Like Corrupt Business

This is the same law that was used to take down the mafia. And hey, if the shoe fits…

by Jameson Parker· · News
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WATCH: Democrat Takes Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder To The Woodshed For Poisoned Flint Water

Michigan Governor Rick ‘Poison’ Snyder got his ass handed to him by Rep. Elijah Cummings for ignoring the Flint water crisis.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Ten Lessons We Should Learn From The Flint Water Crisis (VIDEO)

If we can just learn these ten lessons, and really take them to heart, our society will be so much better off.

by Randa Morris· · News
This Activist Might Go To Jail For Criticizing Michigan’s Governor On Facebook (IMAGE)

This Activist Might Go To Jail For Criticizing Michigan’s Governor On Facebook (IMAGE)

Meanwhile, Rick Snyder still walks around free. #ArrestSnyder

by Joe Fletcher· · News
FBI Joins Investigation Of Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis

FBI Joins Investigation Of Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder Over Flint Water Crisis

This is good news for all those calling for the arrest of Rick Snyder. #ArrestSnyder

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Michigan Government To EPA: ‘You Can’t Tell Us What To Do’

MI Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration claims the EPA doesn’t have the authority to order states to protect public health.

by Randa Morris· · News