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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (D-Massachusetts) is seen during a Homeland Security subcommittee hearing - Washington, DC - Nov 18, 2010 - Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

9/11 Responders Take Push To Boston

Supporters of the 9/11 health bill feel they need just one more vote for the measure to pass in the U.S. Senate.

11/23/2010

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

Bloomberg Presses For 9/11 Health Bill Passage

Mayor Bloomberg and supporters of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act were in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to push for the bill’s passage.

11/16/2010

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

Rep. Weiner Wants Lame Duck Vote On 9/11 Health Bill

Backers of a bill to provide as much as $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust are making a last-minute push in the Senate.

11/15/2010

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.

11/08/2010

(Credit: AP/Beth A. Keiser)

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.

09/29/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

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.

09/21/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

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.

09/15/2010

President Obama (File Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Sign 9/11 Responders Bill Into Law

For the first time the president pledged to sign the 9/11 health bill into law. Now, if only Congress could get it to his desk. CBS 2’s Sean Hennessey spoke with a first responder who made a plea to the president himself.

08/18/2010

Rep. Anthony Weiner

9/11 First Responders Bill Fails In House

The topic of 9/11 was the center of an emotional storm on Thursday — this time in Washington, D.C. — as lawmakers debated healthcare funding for responders.

CBS 2–07/29/2010

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