By Serena Maria Daniels FLINT, Mich. (Reuters) – Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to speak on Sunday at a rally in Flint, Michigan, about the city’s lead-contaminated drinking water that has led to investigations, two lawsuits and multiple apologies by the state’s governor. The rally, which will be held at 1:30 p.m. local time (1830 GMT) at the Heavenly Host Church of the Harvest, comes two days before Michigan Governor Rick Snyder gives his annual speech about the state. State officials expect this month to ask lawmakers to tap Michigan’s budget surplus to cover costs related to the crisis.
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Jesse Jackson to speak at rally about contaminated Flint, Michigan water