Healthcare for 9/11 first responders in danger

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Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid

Healthcare for 9/11 first responders in danger


House Democrats have been heavily criticizing Senator majority leader and Republican Mitch McConnell for allegedly holding up a piece of legislation to help fund health care for 9/11 first responders. the bill, known as the Zadroga Act, was designed to fund health insurance and other needs for first responders and workers on the day of and weeks after 9/11. It was named after James L. Zadroga, a 9/11 first responder who lost his life, and is designed to deal with health insurance and financial a...


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