The Michigan State Senate has passed a bill that effectively reaffirms unconstitutional state anti-sodomy laws.
If the eventual Republican presidential nominee takes the advice of The Washington Monthly’s D.R. Tucker, he’ll choose Michigan governor Rick Snyder as his running mate, not in spite of what happened to Flint’s water supply, but because...Show More Summary
The Flint water crisis has been going on now for far too long and residents of the Michigan city still have no end in sight for their potential healthcare problem. But to make matters even worse, their own elected Republican Governor, Rick Snyder, has rejected a request by Congress to testify on the crisis. Show More Summary
The unfolding water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is a sign of things to come. Flint was one of a number of Michigan cities run by an emergency economic manager appointed by the Republican governor, Rick Snyder. It was an emergency economic manager who oversaw Flint's switching of its water supply to the badly polluted Flint River in 2014. Show More Summary
The Washington Examiner reported: Senate Republicans on Friday said they started a probe into the Environmental Protection Agency’s culpability in the Flint, Mich., water crisis. The probe was initiated Thursday night in a letter sent by Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas and senior members of the Environment and Public Works Committee, Sens. David Vitter […]
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president in the window between the Republican and Democratic debates and the 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary on Tuesday: (all times local): Hillary Clinton says the water crisis...Show More Summary
A judge wouldn't block Detroit teachers from protesting horrible conditions in the city’s schools by calling out sick, so Michigan Republican lawmakers are planning to go after the teachers with a new law. The legislation, sponsoredShow More Summary
In case you’re living under a rock, there’s a water crises occurring in Flint, Michigan, and thus far, Republicans have been inactive on the situation. This was the GOP’s moment and they’re dragging their feet in aiding the diverse town after its water supply was poisoned. Not only should the blame be placed at Gov. [...]
May I suggest the ideal Republican vice-presidential candidate for whichever wingnut secures the GOP nomination this year: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Is there any doubt that America’s worst governor would...
The Michigan Republican Party has a bold new idea: characterizing the Obama administration as the villain in the Flint crisis.
The Michigan Republican party would like you to know that Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has been busy trying to heal the city of Flint while the malevolent Obama administration has only stood in the way. That's the message of an infographic the state party started putting out on social media on Thursday. Show More Summary
VOX: 18 Cities In Pennsylvania That Have Higher Lead Exposure Than Flint MI
Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis. The Republican-led Senate failed in two procedural votes to advance the bill after...
Senate Democrats, teaming up with a band of Republicans, on Thursday blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to help Flint, Michigan cope with a drinking water crisis. The Republican-led Senate failed in two procedural votes to advance the energy bill after behind-the-scenes...
Senate Democrats are fighting for a major potential source of aid for residents in Flint, Michigan, and that fight could stall the first bipartisan energy bill in years. AP reports that a major energy bill originally backed by both sides...Show More Summary
Fox News will host a Republican debate on March 3 from Detroit, Michigan, the network announced Thursday. It will be the eleventh Republican debate this cycle and the third hosted by the network.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans rejected hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated...Show More Summary
Republicans have not come to terms on an aid package for the beleaguered Michigan city.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced a proposal Wednesday that would allocate state money to pay part of Flint residents’ water bills during the ongoing lead contamination crisis. Snyder, a Republican, will make the case for the $30 million plan when he presents his budget next week for the coming fiscal year. Show More Summary