More Money for Flint Water Crisis As Congressional Investigation Drops

Its official, hundreds of millions of dollars will stream into Flint to help with the city’s water crisis.

But congressional Republicans have quietly closed their investigation into the disaster.

President Barack Obama signed the bill today. It includes $170 million to address lead in Flint’s drinking water. It will help rebuild the city’s lead tainted pipes.

Meanwhile, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Jason Chaffetz, sent a letter to fellow Republicans today. It hinted the congressional investigation into the water crisis was over. Plus, blaming officials for being too slow to find and fix the problem.

But committee Democrats say the investigation should continue. They say Governor Snyder and his administration have obstructed the committee’s investigation for a year, refusing to provide or even search for key documents.