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Rick Snyder

  1. flint
    Ex-Michigan Governor Charged With Willful Neglect of Duty for Flint Water CrisisRick Snyder’s alleged offense stems back to the 2014 decision to switch Flint’s water source and contaminate the city’s drinking supply with lead.
  2. civility
    Rick Snyder’s Harvard Fellowship and the Limits of CivilityThe former Michigan governor presided over the poisoning of Flint. But for Harvard’s Kennedy School, it wasn’t enough to disrupt business as usual.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Heartland Heartburn Grows for Republicans in Gubernatorial RacesThe very region that did so much to make Trump president is moving away from his party in the midterms.
  4. Trump’s Push In Michigan’s Primaries Could Haunt the GOP This FallTrump’s intervention has skewed the Michigan GOP Senate and gubernatorial primaries toward his favorites, but November’s another matter.
  5. 3 States Are Pushing Medicaid Reforms That Discriminate Against Black PeopleFunny how this works: White midwestern conservative lawmakers are exempting their own rural constituents from Medicaid work requirements.
  6. flint water crisis
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Will Drink Flint Water to Prove Everything Is FineUnfiltered, even! 
  7. Watch the Public Lashing of Michigan Governor Rick SnyderSnyder testified before Congress on Thursday. It didn’t go well.
  8. early and often
    Michigan Governor Live-Tweets Debate ReactionsSnyder’s Twitter fingers were busy.
  9. Rick Snyder’s Top Aides Knew Flint’s Water Was Unsafe More Than a Year AgoIn October 2014, General Motors informed the Michigan governor’s office that the Flint River’s heavily chlorinated water was rusting its car parts.
  10. Flint Residents Paid a Premium for Poisoned WaterA new study finds that Flint paid the highest water bills in the country.
  11. flint water crisis
    Obama Declares Federal Emergency Over Flint, Michigan, Water SupplyAnd the many failures to protect the city’s residents have now become a presidential-campaign issue.