Lawmakers Blast Bush For Cutting 9/11 Health Plan

Law360, New York (January 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Members of the New York state Congress urged the Bush administration on Thursday to rethink axing a Sept. 11, 2001, health program that would have helped sick respondents who live outside the tristate area.

The House oversight subcommittee on government management, organization and procurement held a meeting in Lower Manhattan on Thursday. White House representatives did not attend the meeting.

The committee sought to examine why the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services decided last month to scrap a plan to help out-of-state workers who...
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