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Pass 9/11 victims compensation bill, advocates urge

New York lawmakers, first responders and 9/11 victim advocates gathered Monday at Ground Zero in Manhattan to urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to immediately pass legislation to fully fund the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. (Credit: Newsday / Shelby Knowles)

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