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The act is included in the House omnibus bill, which will pass later this week.
"These 9/11 first responders, let me tell you something, these 9/11 first responders are most top-notch, first-class, diamond-encrusted heroes America can produce!"
"The only conclusion that I can draw is that the people of Congress are not as good a people as the people who are first responders."
Republicans have pledged their support, but are still using the bill as leverage to receive concessions from Democrats.
They followed the route taken by FDNY Rescue 1, which lost nearly half its company when the Twin Towers came down.
There are now a recorded total of 71 officers who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses.
A new study conducted by the New York City Department of Health concludes that there is no clear relationship between cancer and the debris created from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Some are worried that the Act won't have enough money to support first responders who suffer from the now-covered cancers.
The federal government released a proposal yesterday that recognized nearly 50 forms of cancer as 9/11 related.
Cancer-stricken emergency workers who responded to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and cancer victims who resided in the area do not qualify for federal aid, according to a new study.
After Jon Stewart very publicly went after lawmakers pussyfooting around the
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