Zadroga Bill Repealed, 9/11 First Responders Receive Scratch-Offs Instead

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NEW YORK — Congress has moved to repeal the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and provide first responders with scratch-off lottery tickets as an alternative to directly covering health complications stemming from the 9/11 attacks. President Obama signed the Zadroga bill into law two years ago, yet none of the people who worked in response and recovery have received compensation.…