Snyder to meet with Flint's Mayor today

Posted: 8:21 AM, Jan 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-07 09:56:09-05

Governor Rick Snyder will meet with Flint's mayor Dr. Karen Weaver in Lansing this morning, to discuss the water crisis in the city and the newly imposed state of emergency.

The two will then address the media.

This comes just days after the governor declared a state of emergency in Flint and Genesee County, but many say he took too long to act.

The governor is now accused of poisoning children in Flint.

The city, under an emergency manager appointed by the governor, made the switch in April of 2014 to get its drinking water from the polluted Flint River to save money.

But in February 2015, tests showed alarming levels of lead in homes; the Snyder administration is accused of assuring the public everything is fine.

Mayor Weaver says she wants to talk today with the governor about what the state can bring to the table to fix the water crisis.