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Schumer Statement On Legislation To Permanently Reauthorize The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Becoming Law

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today released the following statement regarding the legislation to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund becoming law:

“Finally, nothing can get in the way of our first responders getting the help they are due and they very much need. It has been a long struggle, but because of the courage of the many who joined the cause, the memory of people like James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, Luis Alvarez and so many others will live on in this law.”