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Posted on 02.01.2016 Under Legislative

Monthly Legislative Report for MAT

Judy Augenstein, Legislative Consultant

February 2016

A sometimes emotional Governor Rick Snyder accepted blame at the State of the State address for the state’s role in lead contamination in some parts of Flint, proposing $28 million for short-term aid and promising to spend the remaining three years of his administration healing the city’s wounds.  Governor Snyder delivered his sixth State of the State address facing circumstances unlike any governor has faced.
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Posted on 01.29.2016 Under Legislative

Legislative Report for MAT

Judy Augenstein, Legislative Consultant

January 2016

This week the Legislature has been focused on the Detroit Public School crisis and the Flint water crisis.  Governor Rick Snyder is stepping up the presence of his office in Flint to help manage the water crisis with longtime adviser Rich Baird named to head up the state’s efforts and Snyder contends that Lt. Governor Brian Calley will be spending a significant amount of time in the city as well.  This week the governor announced the appointments to the new Flint Water Inter Agency Coordinating Committee and they include the two outside expert who proved instrumental in rousing the state to recognize lead was leaching into Flint’s water, doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha and Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards.
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