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Flint Residents On Federal Aid Deal: 'Too Little, Too Late'

It’s been a bittersweet week for the people of Flint. After the Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved late Wednesday to authorize up to $170 million in aid to address Flint’s ongoing water crisis, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver both applauded the congressional compromise that thwarted the threat of a federal government shutdown next week.
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