Former Michigan governor charged with neglect of duty in Flint water crisis

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty on Wednesday resulting from an investigation into the Flint water crisis.

Online court records show that the charges are misdemeanors punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine, according to the Associated Press.

The indictment is a first for the Wolverine State, where no governor has ever been charged with a crime related to his or her tenure in office in the state’s 184-year history.

Snyder, a Republican, was serving as governor when state water
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