9/11 Responders Don't Plan On Letting Congress Stiff Them. Again
WASHINGTON - If there's one thing 9/11 responders have learned over the last decade and a half, it's that Congress won't do anything to soothe the illness and tragedy that is still unfolding 17 years after the attacks -- unless it's forced to. So, with the 9/11 compensation fund set to expire in 2020 -- and maybe run out of money early -- they're getting an early start trying to persuade the lawmakers in Washington to do better this time. "This is my 259th trip, now, to DC,"