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Senator Peters Floor Remarks on Flint Assistance Amendment Package WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) spoke on the Senate Floor today on the amendment package he is introducing with Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI) to assist families in Flint following the water crisis. “Mr. President, I rise today...

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  Forty Years of Excellence By LaDon McNeil Do you remember what you were doing 40 years ago in 1976? Think about the significant things that were going on then. In 1976, Gerald Ford was President and Jimmy Carter was elected that November. In 1976, our nation turned 200...

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  Another hurdle for City Councilman Eric Mays By: Quentin Barrett Councilman Eric Mays plans to appeal a decision by 67th District Court Judge Richard D. Ball that will land Mr. Mays in jail for 28 days. This sentence is the result of the court proceedings surrounding Mays’ arrest...

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  By Charles H. Winfrey   Adamant in her resolve to fix Flint’s water woes for Flint’s people, Mayor Karen Weaver has achieved what many pundits believed impossible. She has gotten Governor Rick Snyder to declare a state of emergency in the City of Flint because of its contaminated...

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The following is an article by state Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint). Rep. Neeley can be reached by phone at (517) 373-8808 or by email at sneeley@house.mi.gov. Since this past April, the city of Flint has been under control of a Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) after the community had...

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It may not be time now, but you need to prepare to change your water filter cartridge soon! Water filter cartridge distribution, both Brita® and Pur, will be distributed at Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) offices beginning Wednesday, November 4 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at its two...

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Proclaiming that on November 3,2015, she saw “mustard seed faith inaction,” Mayor Karen Williams Weaver mesmerized the standing room-only crowd at Flint City Council Chambers with an inauguration speech that pulled no punches.To those who questioned her audacity to run for Mayor, she said: “to the experts, we were...

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(10/08/15) – After weeks of begging, pleading and protests, Govenor Rick Snyder says Flint is making the switch back to Detroit for its water. “I’m in full support of a return to the Great Lakes Water Authority and that we do this in a prompt and efficient fashion and...

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A New Beginning In September By: Blake D. Strozier, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer – Flint Board of Education I can remember back as a young man preparing for the beginning of school; the summer was almost over, the beginning of another school year was right around the corner. I used to...

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Urban Garden Opens At Downtown Y   The YMCA of Greater Flint recently completed an urban learning garden in the courtyard of the Downtown Facility at 411 E Third St, Flint MI. The garden serves as a learning garden for the Y’s free after school program, Safe Places. The...

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