Push to renew Zadroga Act announced in Washington

WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand stood among 9/11 first responders, survivors and Congressional lawmakers Tuesday to announce legislation to renew the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

The act, which covers medical expenses for Sept. 11 responders and those that worked at Ground Zero, is set to expire in October 2016 if Congress decides not to renew the coverage.

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