Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Michigan

Flint residents return to court after city misses deadline to replace...

"The people of Flint won't tolerate any more broken promises from the city, which is under a federal court order to get the lead pipes out of the ground and somehow still can't get the job done."

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Preserving Black historical resorts is a radical act

We may have more options for travel, recreation, and restoration than our ancestors likely ever dreamed of, but it’s still important to safeguard the historic leisure sites of the past.

Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline violates Michigan order, continues operating

The Canadian pipeline company's defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan.

Former Michigan governor and others in his administration face charges in...

While the nature of the charges are unknown, charges were brought against former governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, Nick Lyon, former health department director, and other officials in his administration.

Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Michigan agrees to $600 million settlement in Flint water crisis

“If money is how government expresses sorrow for its crimes — this is a big apology.”

As Flint water crisis enters sixth year, ‘astounding’ report exposes lies...

"Coronavirus is the biggest story in the country, and rightfully so. But today, this enormous, exclusive, and damning story should be a very, very close second."

Mayor indicted on federal bribery and fraud charges

“The unearthing of allegedly blatant corruption at the top levels of government in the City of Taylor should disturb every citizen of our state."

‘Obscene’: Mike Pence breaks 121-year ban on driving on Michigan’s Mackinac...

Pence landed on the island by helicopter and then took the eight-car motorcade to and from the hotel.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.