Advocates in Washington to push for new funding for 9/11 fund

As the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund dwindles to nothing, sick rescue and recovery workers are in Washington attempting to persuade members of Congress that the Fund matters.

Radio WCBS 880 spoke to Rich Palmer, a retired Correction Department officer with breathing problems and cancer survivor retired FDNY firefighter Kenny Specht, who has numerous health issues despite surviving cancer. Both are in Washington working to help their fellow recovery workers.

Support is sufficient in the House of Representatives, but is lacking in the Senate.

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