HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

9/11 Aid For Ground Zero Workers To Be Taken Back By Congress…

Congressional budget negotiators have decided to take back $125 million in Sept. 11 aid from New York, which had fought to keep the money to treat sick and injured ground zero workers, lawmakers said Tuesday.

New York officials had sought for months to hold onto the funding, originally meant to cover increased worker compensation costs stemming from the 2001 terror attacks.

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