Members of Congress Warn of ‘Moral Stain’ if Zadroga Act Expires

A slew of federal lawmakers and Mayor Bill de Blasio gathered near the World Trade Center this morning to call for the reauthorization of the Zadroga Act, a law that granted medical compensation and health care to survivors of the September 11 attacks.

The press conference, led by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, was called days before the 13th anniversary of the attacks to highlight that the Zadroga Act’s two components will expire next October and in October 2016.

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