NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — As New York City marks the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, Congress is being asked to provide more funding for the memorial plaza.
The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing Friday on a proposal to provide up to $25 million a year for the plaza.READ MORE: SEE IT: Explosion Rocks Home, Sparks Fire Overnight In Cypress Hills; 6 People Hurt
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The memorial and underground museum together cost $60 million a year to run. And while the federal government contributed heavily to building the institution, leaders have tried unsuccessfully for years to get Washington to chip in for annual costs.