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Protesters call on Governor to resign

Posted: 9:35 AM, Jan 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-15 14:35:06Z

They march in protest, unhappy with what's being done in Flint.

"All we know is water was supposed to be available last weekend and wasn't," said David Bullock. "Now National Guard is here going house to house."

Taking steps protesters say are not enough to solve the problem.

"They need to have whole house filter, not just a little filter they're putting in because that's they're putting in cause that's not helping," said Arthur Woodson.

Protesters say they don't think legislators are doing their job, some even calling for Governor Snyder's resignation. But political leaders say they're doing everything that they can and supporting the Governor during the process.

"I think he's doing a good job," said Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof. "National Guard and State Police folks. It's a public health issue, and we stand to help with the public health issue."

"We need to do whatever we can to make sure these people in Flint have safe drinking water," said Gideon D'Assandro with House Speaker Kevin Cotter's office. "They can recover from this crisis."

A crisis protesters say the state can't fix alone.

"What needs to happen is the governor and his staff need to come and show some accountability," said Wantwaz Davis, a councilman in Flint.

"We don't need any more politicians, political posturing, or anything like that," said Woodson. "We need Governor Snyder to call President Obama and ask for federal assistance."

To rebuild infrastructure in the city.

"They need to make sure the money is in place so that these families are taken care of," said Bullock. "The infrastructure in the ground needs to be paid for, needs to be built."

As he marches through the Capitol, hoping their demands will be heard.