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Alexander Statement on James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Reauthorization

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 16 – Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act:

“It is a top priority of the Senate health committee to reauthorize the legislation that provides health care and support to the September 11th first responders and survivors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has assured us that funds remain available through the first part of next year to keep the program operating while Congress works to complete bipartisan legislation to extend this crucial program while making important reforms and improvements.”