Aid bill for workers sickened in World Trade Center cleanup after 9/11 attacks passes in House
A bill to give up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during the cleanup of World Trade Center site after the Sept.
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#1 Sep 30, 2010
Republican critics branded the bill as a big-government program that would boost taxes and kill jobs.
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, called it a "new entitlement program that we simply cannot afford."
Texas Republican Lamar Smith complained the measure "creates a huge slush fund open to abuse, fraud and waste." These wing-nuts are a "fraud and a waste". Apologizing to BP and now this. How "patriotic". Vote this scumbag out.
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