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City of Flint Added to Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative
City of Flint Added to Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative
The City of Flint was one of seven cities from around the country named to President Obama's Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative (SC2). The goal of SC2 is to help cities more effectively invest existing resources, provide advice and expertise in support of local priorities, better align federal programs and investments, and facilitate new partnerships and peer learning possibilities when
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling Joins with Other Mayors from Across the Country at White House to Discuss Youth Violence
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling Joins with Other Mayors from Across the Country at White House to Discuss Youth Violence
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling joined President Obama and other mayors at the White House for a Roundtable on Youth Violence this afternoon. Following the meeting with the President, another meeting was convened with Attorney General Holder that included the mayors and police chiefs...
President Obama Approves Governor Snyder Request for Disaster Declaration for 16 Counties
President Obama Approves Governor Snyder Request for Disaster Declaration for 16 Counties
On Tuesday, Governor Rick Snyder announced that President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster area for 16 counties across Michigan due to severe flooding that occurred in April and May. In a statement, Governor Snyder said "the losses incurred by Michigan's communities have been severe due to the magnitude of the regional flooding...
Gov. Snyder Requests Presidential Disaster For Genesee County Flooding
Gov. Snyder Requests Presidential Disaster For Genesee County Flooding
Governor Rick Snyder today requested President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster for the State of Michigan as a result of heavy rainfall and flood damage that occurred in Genesee County from May 3-5. This incident is of such severity and magnitude, Snyder requested supplementary federal aid in the form of Individual Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Assistance...

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