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VCF Advocates Intensify Lobbying In Congress

Posted 4/1/19

Even as the nation’s capital was caught up in the frenzy over the Mueller Report, advocates for the reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund were working the corridors of Congress to advance their cause. 

“In a way, the distraction of the Mueller Report was a welcomed opportunity for us because we had the full attention of the administrative assistants who we met with,” said Michael Barasch, the attorney for the late NYPD Detective James Zadroga, for whom the original World Trade Center health-and-compensation bill was named.

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