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Congress passes permanent reauthorization of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 24, 2019

In a major victory for NAPO and the 9/11 first responder community, the Senate passed the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Reauthorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (H.R. 1327) by a near unanimous vote of 97-2 on July 23. The House passed the bill on July 12 by a similarly overwhelming vote of 402-12. H.R. 1327 now makes it way to the President, who will sign it into law.

Please click on the link below for the special Washington Report, which includes a link to the full press conference.

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