• Senate Republicans Kill 9/11 First Responders Bill

    Remember, remember who cared not for our heroes Despicable. Reprehensible. Unfathomable. Cynical. Business as usual. These are all ways to describe the successful effort of Republicans in the United States Senate last week to prevent the 9/11 First Responders Bill from getting an up-or-down vote. The bill, which overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives and […]

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  • Vote on 9/11 Health Benefits Fails on GOP Obstruction

    Attention first-responders in North Carolina Last night, the House of Representatives failed to pass the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (H.R. 847) on a 255-159 vote, with 243 Democrats and 12 Republicans voting in favor – not enough on a procedural vote that required two-thirds support. The bill would provide up to $7.4 billion in […]

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