Snyder contends with growing pressure after Flint water fiasco

Jan 13, 2016

Scrutiny on Gov. Rick Snyder has intensified as his administration struggles to keep up with the fallout from the Flint water debacle. His signature on a campaign finance bill that some criticize as a gag order” has drawn more attention. We talk about those stories and others with the Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta.


Gov. Rick Snyder and his administration has been under intense scrutiny recently. Fallout from the Flint water crisis is mostly responsible. It recently became a bigger story nationally, which has led to more than one apology from the Governor. Late yesterday, we learned that Michigan National Guard troops will relieve Red Cross volunteers who’ve been distributing bottled water and other supplies.

Current State talks with Rick Pluta about the story. He covers the Governor and the state capitol for WKAR and the other stations of the Michigan Public Radio Network.