U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate

Credit: Reuters India- Published on July 12, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site.

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Published on July 12, 2019 -  00:47
House approves funding for 9/11 responders
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and activist Jon Stewart spoke out in favor of the measure ahead of the vote. The bill now heads to the Senate. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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