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Debate Might Start On 9/11 Health Care Bill This Week

A vote was expected Wednesday on whether to begin formal debate on the legislation.


Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Deadline Looms For 9/11 Responders Settlement

Monday is deadline day for thousands of ground zero first responders — who must decide whether to sign on to a settlement deal with the New York City.


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House Passes 9/11 First Responders Bill

The House has approved a bill to give up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during the cleanup of World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks.


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House Delays Vote On 9/11 First Responders Health Bill

A decision had been expected this week, but House Democratic leaders shortened their legislative schedule to give lawmakers more time at home to campaign.


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First Responders Rally For Health Bill In D.C.

The House was on the verge of passing legislation that would guarantee permanent treatment and compensation for thousands of 9/11 first responders.