Gov. Snyder lied: Flint water switch was not about saving money, records show

By Steve Neavling

January 23, 2016

Excerpt: “The Flint water crisis that led to thousands of people being poisoned began because state officials maintained it would save the cash-strapped city money by disconnecting from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) and using a different source.

But it turns out, DWSD offered the state-controlled city a deal that would have saved Flint more money by staying with Detroit.”

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