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Sign the Petition to

House Speaker Paul Ryan

Establish a select, independent committee to investigate the Flint water crisis, with the power to call witnesses and subpoena documents.

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Common Cause

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How this will help

Flint's unelected, state-appointed "emergency manager" switched Flint's
water supply to the Flint River, which corroded their pipes and contaminated people's water with lead. And for over two...

Flint's unelected, state-appointed "emergency manager" switched Flint's
water supply to the Flint River, which corroded their pipes and contaminated people's water with lead. And for over two years, children and families were drinking that poisoned water.

Nation-wide outcry has been critical to our efforts here in Michigan to learn how this happened, and who should be held accountable. But with more and more reasons to doubt that Gov. Snyder is telling us the whole truth -- we need to take our efforts to the next level.

Congress must create an independent, select committee with a mandate to
subpoena all relevant records, require the appearance at public hearings of every public official or private citizen involved in this debacle, and issue a full report on its findings.

We must determine who knew what and when they knew it, how we can avoid
other crises like this, and who should be held accountable.

The public's faith in government at any level depends on transparency and accountability; public servants -- elected, appointed, or hired -- owe the people of Flint the full truth without further delay.

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