Governor Snyder Asks President Obama For Help With Flint Water
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has come under fire for the way he has dealt with the Flint Water Crisis, so now he's turning to President Obama for emergency help.
Snyder has requested President Barack Obama declare both an emergency and an expedited major disaster for Genesee County. This means that more federal aid would come to Flint, faster than it would have normally.
The request has to be reviewed by FEMA officials before President Obama can approve or deny the request.
If federal aid is granted, assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loan to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help people and businesses recover.