MICHIGAN ENDS WATER SUBSIDIES PROGRAM

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare

The leadership in Michigan, officially ended a program that was subsidizing water bills in Flint.
The program that was originally implemented to subsidize water cost for those most affected by the Flint water lead contamination.

According to Abc news:

Anna Heaton, a spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Snyder, told ABC News today that tests conducted on Flint’s tap water in the past three months found that it meets all federal standards, although state officials recommend the use of filters as a precaution. The state is providing the filters.

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver stated the “city was caught off guard,” and claimed they state had originally promised to continue payments until the 31st of March.

For additional information use link below:

https://newsone.com/3684050/michigan-state-burdens-flint-residents-with-water-bills-amid-more-health-fears/

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