June 03, 2005

Bush Budget Cuts Out 9/11 Rescue Workers' Comp

The New York Times has the story. Workers who were injured as a result of participating in rescue and clean-up efforts at The World Trade Center in New York are apparently finding it 10 times more difficult to receive compensation than the average injured worker.

Not only that, in the 2006 Budget proposed by the Bush White House, the remaining $125 million of aid earmarked for treatment would be taken back.


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