Email Shows State Gave Its Workers Water While Flint Residents Told Water Was Safe

(January 29, 2016, 10:53 AM EST) -- LANSING, Mich. — A political advocacy group in Michigan on Jan. 28 released emails that show that in January 2015, officials in the state government were concerned enough with the water quality in Flint, Mich., that the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) agreed to provide water coolers for government workers in the city, while at the same time another state agency was telling residents that the water was safe to drink.


Progress Michigan, a group that says it “holds public officials and...
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