Governor, Officials Say Flint, Mich., Class Fails To State Claim In Lead Water Case

(June 30, 2016, 2:39 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and state officials on June 27 filed a brief in Michigan federal court arguing that a lawsuit brought against them pertaining to the lead-contaminated drinking water in the City of Flint should be dismissed because the plaintiffs fail to state claim under federal law, and the plaintiffs have failed to a substantive due process claim under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Melissa Mays, et al. v. Gov. Rick Snyder, et al., No. 15-14002, E.D. Mich.).

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