Former Michigan Gov. Snyder charged in flint water scandal: AP By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder pauses while speaking at North Western High School in Flint, a city battling the effects of lead-poisoned drinking water in Michigan

(Reuters) – Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was indicted on Wednesday for two counts of willful negligence of duty in the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported. Snyder, the first former Michigan governor to be charged with crimes related to his time in that office, faces two misdemeanor charges that carry up to a year in jail and a $ 1,000 fine, the AP reported.

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