Karen Weaver

Jesse Jackson Leads National March In Flint To End Water Crisis

Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint

Many of the city’s residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.

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Flint's First Black Female Mayor Faces Recall Election

Karen Weaver on her critics: “You wait for a woman to come and clean things up, and then here you come and want to take it.”

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Flint Mayor Wants City to Stay With Current Water Supplier

The final decision will be made after a public town hall.

General view of downtown Flint, as well as the famed arches bearing the city's nickname "Vehicle City" on March 17, 2016, in Flint, Michigan. Flint continues to work through the effects of water contamination.

ICYMI: Flint Apartment Complex Facing Water Shut-Off and There Are More to Come

The city will shut off water for up to 18 residences on April 4.

The City of Flint Water Plant is illuminated by moonlight on Jan. 23, 2016, in Flint, Michigan. The state approved new funds for the city yesterday.

Despite Still Needing Filters, Flint Residents Must Start Paying Full Cost for Their Water

Those who can’t afford their bills will face shutoffs. 

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ICYMI: City Threatens to Turn Off Flint Residents' Water

Residents who don’t start paying for their lead-contaminated water will face shut-off notices this spring.

Flint, Michigan Mayor Karen Weaver testifies before the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee at a hearing titled, "The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America's Children" at the Capitol on February 10, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

LISTEN: Flint Mayor Speaks Out on City's Water Crisis

Mayor Karen Weaver: “Rebuilding trust is harder than rebuilding infrastructure.”

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UPDATE: First, It Was Flint's Water. Now, It's Their Trash

The City of Flint has suspended its trash pickup service because of a dispute between the mayor and city council.

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Flint Must Maintain Contract That Indirectly Sparked the Water Crisis

Says Mayor Karen Weaver: “You have to work with the hand that you dealt.”

Michigan Gov. to Drink Flint Water for 30 Days. Mayor is Unmoved.

“Drinking filtered water does not impress us at all,” Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said. “We need the funds because our goal has not changed, which is new pipes for the people of the city of Flint.”

Flint Update: Class-Action Lawsuit, City Secures $25 Million Loan to Replace Pipes

Flint mayor Karen Weaver: “We can’t wait.”

PHOTO ESSAY: How to Survive in Flint

An intimate look at how the Michigan city’s water disaster is disrupting everyday life

Why Flint's Toxic Water Forced the Mayor to Declare a State of Emergency

The number of young children with elevated lead levels has doubled since the Michigan city began getting its water from the local river.