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Committee Passes Bill to Extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Heads to House

The heroes and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are one step closer to getting life-long medical support.

The “Never Forget the Heroes Act” passed another hurdle on Wednesday morning in Washington, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported.

One day after 9/11 first responders and advocates made emotional appeals to Congress, the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to support sick survivors and extend the Victim Compensation Fund until 2090.

Read more at CBS New York

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