Congress Passes 9-11 Responders Bill

Libby Casey, APRN – Anchorage

The Lame Duck Session of the 111th Congress is over.  Both the House and Senate completed their work this evening in Washington.  The U.S. Senate ratified the new START treaty on a vote of 71 to 26, four more votes than necessary.

Both of Alaska’s Senators supported the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

As APRN’s Libby Casey reports, the other big item of business today was a bill that funds medical care for the 9-11 responders.

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