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  • Latest Action: Mar 21, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • 75% of users support H.R.847

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    • SHELLEY BERKLEY CELEBRATES MEDICARE'S 47TH BIRTHDAY ... - July 30, 2012 by guardian - In September 2010 Heller voted against HR 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. According to Congressional Quarterly, “The House backed legislation on Wednesday that would establish a compensation fund for ...

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      As noted by guardian on July 30, 2012, "In September 2010 Heller voted against HR 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. According to Congressional Quarterly, “The House backed legislation on Wednesday that would establish a compensation fund for ..." (/url?q=http://guardianlv.com/2012/07/shelley-berkley-celebrates-medicares-47th-birthday-with-nevada-seniors/&sa=U&ei=pUkXUN74K4rm8gTjh4GoAg&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHixB_TnOCvju9EcMvyE80r6dSdTg)
    • Open Letter to Representative Trent Franks: What Caring About ... - July 20, 2012 by RHRealityCheck - What about the parents who would qualify for health care coverage under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847)? Does their pain matter to you? Obviously not, since you voted against that bill. What about the pain ...

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      As noted by RHRealityCheck on July 20, 2012, "What about the parents who would qualify for health care coverage under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847)? Does their pain matter to you? Obviously not, since you voted against that bill. What about the pain ..." (/url?q=http://my.firedoglake.com/rhrealitycheck/2012/07/20/open-letter-to-representative-trent-franks-what-caring-about-women-and-babies-really-looks-like/&sa=U&ei=pUkXUN74K4rm8gTjh4GoAg&ved=0CEAQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNE9Z3Kg5BY_vkYhq4gEqfIb3lD9Ug)
    • Open Letter to Representative Trent Franks: What Caring About ... - July 20, 2012 by RHRealityCheck - What about the parents who would qualify for health care coverage under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847)? Does their pain matter to you? Obviously not, since you voted against that bill. What about the pain ...

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      As noted by RHRealityCheck on July 20, 2012, "What about the parents who would qualify for health care coverage under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847)? Does their pain matter to you? Obviously not, since you voted against that bill. What about the pain ..." (/url?q=http://my.firedoglake.com/rhrealitycheck/2012/07/20/open-letter-to-representative-trent-franks-what-caring-about-women-and-babies-really-looks-like/&sa=U&ei=6UwTUIydJKn00gGM-oHQCQ&ved=0CEAQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHTRpz_W3i1cmXYvgzoAzgebepfxg)

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    • First Responders Memorial To Be Dedicated - September 05, 2011 by WPIX.com - ...News helped fund the memorial, in addition to tirelessly advocating for First Responders in their uphill fight to get the H.R.847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 passed in Congress last December. It will be dedicated later this

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      As noted by WPIX.com on September 05, 2011, "...News helped fund the memorial, in addition to tirelessly advocating for First Responders in their uphill fight to get the H.R.847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 passed in Congress last December. It will be dedicated later this " (http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix-first-responders-clock-tower-story,0,4818059.story?track=rss)
    • People Suffering From 9/11-Related Diseases Meet - May 07, 2011 by WPIX.com - ...we're doing is tracking the development of diseases as a result of the toxins that were emitted that day," he explained. H.R.847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 almost crashed and burned during the lame duck session of Congress

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      As noted by WPIX.com on May 07, 2011, "...we're doing is tracking the development of diseases as a result of the toxins that were emitted that day," he explained. H.R.847 - James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 almost crashed and burned during the lame duck session of Congress " (http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix-zadroga-act-conference-story,0,5996366.story?track=rss)
    • Threat of trade war grows thanks to Zadroga 9/11 compensation law - February 27, 2011 by Point of Law - We're still waiting for this story to be reported by all those publications that campaigned so vigorously last year for passage of HR 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. From The Economic Times of India, "Govt to move WTO if

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      As noted by Point of Law on February 27, 2011, " We're still waiting for this story to be reported by all those publications that campaigned so vigorously last year for passage of HR 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. From The Economic Times of India, "Govt to move WTO if " (http://www.pointoflaw.com/archives/2011/02/trade-war-looms.php)
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