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Treasury Secretary: City at Fault For Feds Shortchanging WTC Health Fund

Posted 10/15/20

Months after World Trade Center health advocates accused the Federal Government of siphoning off millions from the Fire Department's 9/11 Health Program, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin has blamed the de Blasio administration for the loss of the funds and asserted it should make them up.

On Sept. 17, 21 Democratic and five Republican Members of Congress—all but one member of the state's delegationwrote Mr. Mnuchin to demand that the funding be restored "immediately." 

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