Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty in the Flint water crisis. Residentsí tap water became tainted by lead. A legionella outbreak has been connected by experts to ruinous decisions that turned a river into the cityís water source in 2014-15. The indictment filed by the attorney generalís office is groundbreaking. According to the state archivist, no governor or former governor in Michiganís 184-year history had been charged with crimes related to their time in that office.Snyder was in office from 2011 through 2019.

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