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Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

4 monthes ago   |   By NPR

President Trump is expected to sign the measure, ending a years-long ordeal for the victims after concerns that the fund was on the verge of running out of money. (Image credit: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call,Inc.)
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Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims' fund

Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims' fund

4 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette

The Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.
The vote came after Democratic senators agreed to allow votes on amendments sponsored by two Republican senators who had been blocking the widely popular bill. The Senate easily defeated the amendments proposed by GOP Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. Lee and Paul voted against the bill's final passage.
Democratic Sen. Kirsten...
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