Swan's Picks: Public meetings, ballot questions, and a full rundown on Jackson, MS

Updated: Sep 13

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Plus, a comprehensive roundup of key stories on the water crisis in Jackson, MS:

Federal disaster declared for Jackson water crisis: Now what? (WLBT)

Replay: Gov. Tate Reeves provides an update on Jackson, MS water crisis (Mississippi Clarion Ledger)

Little Miss Flint launches GoFundMe to support families during Jackson, MS water crisis (Mississippi Clarion Ledger)

Jackson Water Crisis Forces Cities to Confront Their Own Aging Infrastructure (Wall Street Journal)

Video: Press conference with FEMA on Jackson water crisis (Mississippi Today) In Jackson, Miss., football goes on despite the water crisis (NPR)

White then Black residents abandoned Jackson, propelling its water crisis (The Washington Post)

Water Crisis in Jackson Is ‘Unacceptable,’ Residents Say (New York Times)

Louisiana sending team to assist with Jackson, Mississippi water crisis (WAFB)

Temporary pump provides guarded good news for fragile Jackson, MS water system (MSNBC)

The Water in Jackson, Mississippi, Was Bad Even When It Worked (Esquire)

The crisis in Jackson shows how climate change is threatening water supplies (NPR) For Jackson and Flint, the water may be back but the trust is gone (CNN)

Map: Where ongoing water crises are happening in the US right now (ABC News)