Flint water crisis: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder arraigned on misdemeanor charges
Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder was arraigned on misdemeanor charges Thursday in connection with the Flint water crisis. Snyder in the Flint water crisisLennon released a longer statement Thursday morning:“The two misdemeanor charges filed today against former Gov. It would be a travesty to waste additional taxpayer dollars pursuing these bogus misdemeanor charges. Today’s charges do nothing to bring justice to the people of Flint. Read: Ex-Michigan health chief charged with manslaughter in Flint water probeFlint water crisisFlint was in financial trouble in 2014 when a Snyder-appointed manager who was running the city carried out a money-saving decision to use the Flint River for water while a regional pipeline from Lake Huron was under construction.