House Follows Senate, Passes 9/11 First Responders Bill
"We are thrilled. It's been seven years since Jerry and I introduced the first bill. We've had 22 hearings. It's been a labor of purpose, a labor of love," New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D) said. "All I wanted for Christmas was the passage of this bill, and that's what I got."
The bill heads next to President Obama for his signature.
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