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Bipartisan group of New York lawmakers unveil compensation fund for essential workers struck by COVID-19


Lawmakers are proposing a nine eleven type compensation fund for essential workers W. CBS's Peter Haskell tells us about the pandemic heroes compensation act the nine eleven bill was seen by some Republicans his hand up to New York Long Island GOP congressman Peter king notes the viruses all over we have to make sure it's bipartisan they should not be Republican or democratic issue this is an American issue the bill would provide health care benefits to frontline workers including transit employees and mail carriers Manhattan democratic congressman Jerry Nadler thinks it's the right thing and to do this is they're here for us today we need to be there for them if they get sick the cost his hip to be determined Peter has told WCBS newsradio

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