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Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, bill to help responders, may die

Posted By admin On July 29, 2010 @ 5:18 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Michael Mcauliff
NY Daily News [1]
July 29, 2010

WASHINGTON [2] – The House votes Wednesday or Thursday for the first time ever on a bill to care for the heroes and victims of Sept. 11, 2001 – and it’s likely to fail.

That’s because Democratic House leaders decided Tuesday to push ahead with the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act [3] under a rule that requires two-thirds approval to pass.

Many Republicans [4] are concerned about the $10.5 billion price tag, and many don’t like the way it’s paid for.

News of the scheme immediately alarmed 9/11 responders.

“Whoever votes ‘No’ tomorrow should go to jail for manslaughter,” said John Feal [5], who lost half his foot at Ground Zero in the cleanup.

Full article here [1]

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[1] NY Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2010/07/28/2010-07-28_911_bill_in_trouble.html

[2] WASHINGTON: http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Washington%2c+DC

[3] 9/11 Health and Compensation Act: http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/9%2f11+Health+and+Compensation+Act

[4] Republicans: http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/U.S.+Republican+Party

[5] John Feal: http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/John+Feal

[6] Image: http://infowars-shop.stores.yahoo.net/post4rioffe.html

[7] 9/11 first responders still waiting on aid, 2 years after Obama signed compensation bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/911-first-responders-still-waiting-on-aid-2-years-after-obama-signed-compensation-bill.html

[8] 9/11 first responders demand health care and compensation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/911-first-responders-demand-health-care-and-compensation.html

[9] 9 Years Later, Nearly 900 9/11 Responders Have Died, Survivors Fight for Compensation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/9-years-later-nearly-900-911-responders-have-died-survivors-fight-for-compensation.html

[10] Compensation for 9/11 First Responders to Be Revisited in Congress: http://www.prisonplanet.com/compensation-for-911-first-responders-to-be-revisited-in-congress.html

[11] Senate Health Care Bill Dead on Arrival, Pro-Life House Democrats Say: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-health-care-bill-dead-on-arrival-pro-life-house-democrats-say.html

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