Why we are so political
Alex Forrest, President UFFW:
“This is why we are so political; we need to help elect politicians who understand our job and the dangers involved. We do it because we have to.”
Below is a link to more information regarding the US Government’s plan to stop funding healthcare to the tens of thousands of 9\11 first responders struggling with serious illness.
The James Zadroga Act provides health monitoring and financial aid to 9\11 workers and their families expired last month but firefighters and other groups are fighting to extend it.