9/11 First Responders On Tuesday's Access Utah

Jul 23, 2019

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USA Today reports, "The firefighters, police officers and other emergency personnel who risked their lives answering the call on Sept.11, 2001, may finally be getting the rescue they've been demanding. The Senate Tuesday is expected to pass a bill that would replenish a compensation fund set up shortly after the 2001 terror attacks in New York City and at the Pentagon to compensate first responders who suffered illnesses, injuries and other medical problems as a result of the attacks."

Today on Access Utah, we hear an update on the bill from Thomas Burr, Washington Bureau Chief for the Salt Lake Tribune. Later in the hour, we hear from Danielle Barrani, 9/11 Ground Zero volunteer and founder of the Sisterhood of Ground Zero, Bill Romaka, 9/11 First Responder who does outreach across the US for families affected by 9/11, and Vincent Pastore, advocate for 9/11 First Responders and actor from The Sopranos.