LANSING (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder will deliver his seventh State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature.
The Republican’s speech Tuesday night comes a year after he devoted much of his address to discussing Flint’s water emergency at a time he faced heavy criticism for failures that led to and prolonged the crisis.READ MORE: City Of Dearborn Hosts Emergency Baby Formula Distribution Event
Hear Snyder’s State of the State address at 7 p.m. on WWJ-950 and CBSDetroit.com.
He will again surely discuss Flint, where officials say lead levels continue to decrease. The state has allocated hundreds of millions of dollars toward the man-made disaster.READ MORE: DOJ Declines For 3rd Time To Bring Charges Against Former FBI Agents Who Botched Nassar Case
Snyder has been tight-lipped about his speech. But he has spoken often of how Flint’s woes should spur a commitment to replacing aging water pipes and other infrastructure across Michigan.
Funding is an issue. His call last year for $165 million resulted in $5 million instead.MORE NEWS: Michigan Matters: The Ambassadors Speak Up; The Great Lakes State Vs. Others
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