Leaders ask Congress for 9/11 health aid

Leaders ask Congress for 9/11 health aid

There are 4 comments on the Newsday story from Jun 27, 2007, titled Leaders ask Congress for 9/11 health aid. In it, Newsday reports that:

Some of the city's top CEOs and business leaders have written a letter asking Congress to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to treat people sickened by World Trade Center dust.

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Zax

Cos Cob, CT

#1 Jun 27, 2007
Why should this be a fight.
Most all of the people in New York were afffected or will be affected by the fall out of 911.Not just the first responders but everyone person in the area of the fallout.The air wasn't breathable for weeks maybe months after the attack.Why do we have to beg for things that should be a given?
What the hell is wrong with our government?
Tamera in Texas

United States

#2 Jun 27, 2007
I am extremely glad that someone has stood up to the base. It is time that we show our countrymen that we are all family in this country. If we all attempt to feel that way in our heart, our government will reflect our patriotism by taking care of home first.
Diane

Hicksville, NY

#3 Jun 27, 2007
But Guiliani and his wife said the air was fine. They would not lie.
Ban Everything

United States

#5 Jun 27, 2007
If you guys thought the air was safe you are in need of serious mental evaluation.

Blaming the government only indicates an inability to come to terms with your own lack of common sense. My 10 year old daughter could have told you the air wasn't going to be healthy.

Now that you have seen how a bureaucracy works, or doesn't work... just wait until they control your health care.

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