Gillibrand, Schumer, Maloney, King, Nadler Press Feds to Protect Zadroga Funds from Any Sequester Cuts

With the deadline nearing for Congress to negotiate a balanced deficit-cutting package or face deep automatic cuts across federal programs – known as sequestration – U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Charles Schumer (D-NY), joined by Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Peter King (R-NY), and 9/11 first responders and survivors, stood at Ground Zero today calling on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to exempt the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act from automatic budget cuts should sequestration go into effect on January 1, 2013.

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Read the full press statement.