Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on three years since beginning of Flint Water Crisis

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) issued the following statement on today being three years since Flint began receiving untreated water from the Flint River, which led to the water crisis that the city continues to deal with:

“My city was poisoned on April 25, 2014 — three years ago today. To this day, we are still reeling from the devastating effects of reckless emergency management and a state government that failed to keep us safe.

“My promise to my constituents is that I will continue to fight every day for them. I have written legislation to lower the lead action level, to increase accountability by re-establishing the water resources commission and to make Flint a Promise Zone — to name just a few — and I expect the Legislature to support these critical measures.

“My work isn’t done until every bad pipe is replaced, and every child and adult in Flint has the resources they need to get back on their feet.”

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