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Elijah Cummings
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The ranking Democrat on the US House Oversight Committee wants to subpoena Governor Rick Snyder.  Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) says the governor has not been forthcoming about when he first knew about a fatal outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Genesee County.


Flint Water
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The state needs to improve its oversight when it comes to the Flint water crisis.  That is a finding by the Michigan Auditor General released in a report Monday.


Michigan Supreme Court
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Supporters of continuing the statewide presidential ballot recount maintain the slimmest of hopes that it might resume once the Michigan Supreme Court weighs in.     


David Leyton
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The Genesee County prosecutor is asking judges to make sure two dozen felons sentenced as juveniles to life without parole don’t have a chance at freedom.  That’s despite two US Supreme Court decisions that struck down juvenile lifer laws like Michigan’s.

Flint Water
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A legislative committee went to Flint yesterday to hear from local officials and residents about the city’s water crisis


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The next phase of Governor Rick Snyder’s plans for Flint include enforcing drinking water standards that are stricter than federal requirements.