What:
News conference announcing two new class-action suits filed byFlintresidents against Gov. Snyder, Former Flint Emergency ManagersDarnell Earleyand Jerry Ambrose, Mich. Dept. of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Mich. Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS),Genesee Countyand additional government officials.

When:
1 p.m. (EST),Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Where:
University of Michigan-FlintCampus
Happenings Room
Harding-Mott University Center
400 Mill Street
Flint, Mich.48502

Why:
Flintresidents and legal team to announce two new class-action suits filed against Gov. Snyder, MDEQ, MDHSS and other current and former state and county officials. The complaints were filed with theMichiganCourt of Claims andGenesee County's7th Judicial Circuit Court. Both lawsuits are related to the personal injury and physical damages caused by lead-tainted public water inFlint. Legal team and lead plaintiffs will be available to comment on these lawsuits and others filed as a result ofFlintwater crisis.

Who:
Flintresidents and plaintiff representativesMelissa and Michael Mays;Keith and Jacqueline Pemberton;Elnora Carthanand their legal team, includingMichael Pitt(Pitt McGehee Palmer& Rivers);Julie Hurwitz(Goodman & Hurwitz);Trachelle Young(Trachelle C. Young& Associates); andDeborah LaBelle(Law Offices ofDeborah A. LaBelle).