Long Island's Ground Zero heroes took their health care fight to Washington, D.C. today as the number of 9/11 first responders dying from toxic dust exposure grows. The responders are getting ready to lobby with lawmakers Wednesday to approve the Never Forget Heroes Act, which would permanently fund the cash-strapped 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. The bill is being spearheaded by several lawmakers, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Peter King. More.
LI heroes take 9/11 health care fight to Washington, D.C.