Advocacy group Progress Michigan filed a complaint Friday over Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s ‘failure’ to create a Legal Defense Fund under state law.
The complaint comes after the news last week of Snyder hiring two attorneys from private law firms to assist in the aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis.
President Obama urges SXSW audience not to be 'absolutists' on encryption https://t.co/Ga0EyKribX pic.twitter.com/17zrPdDBNz
— Engadget (@engadget) March 11, 2016
Isis launches two chemical attacks in northern Iraq https://t.co/6q3mLav2yV
— Guardian World (@guardianworld) March 12, 2016
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Officials say a rare flower has been rediscovered in Maryland after 112 years: https://t.co/rfxn6OVBGw #odd
— AP Oddities (@AP_Oddities) March 11, 2016
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The United Nations released a “searing” report on the human rights situation in South Sudan, documenting what the human rights office called a military-perpetrated “scorched earth policy” against civilians.
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Kosovo’s government will buy a new body scanner in an attempt to stop opposition members from using tear gas in parliament.
Serene images of an abandoned mining town https://t.co/AVNG2znvNo by David Ogden pic.twitter.com/kws4bu53fA
— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) March 12, 2016
Bacteria found to eat PET plastics could help do the recycling https://t.co/4w5QqCLtj9 pic.twitter.com/bcIOvkirNx
— New Scientist (@newscientist) March 11, 2016