WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute.
Federal, state and local officials blamed each other for the causing the contamination, an effort in Congress to approve aid bogged down and Democrats angrily accused Republicans of dragging their feet on the issue.
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednesday, clearing the way for a spending bill needed to keep … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is appointing a Health and Human Services Department official to lead federal efforts to help the city of Flint, Michigan, deal with its water crisis. Flint returned to the Detroit system after elev...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has approved a bipartisan deal to offer federal aid to Flint, Michigan, where lead-contaminated pipes have resulted in a public health emergency. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee...
Flint, Michigan's poisoned water system may be replaced before the heat death of the universe.