The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran into harm’s way that day deserve swift action,” he said, thanking former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, as well as New York Reps. Carolyn Maloney, its chief sponsor, and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, for their advocacy. More.
House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday