Vote expected on revised 9/11 health bill

A scaled-back 9/11 health bill that would offer help to sick World Trade Center workers is expected to be voted on today.

The revised legislation trims the cost to $6.2 billion from $7.4 billion. The original bill was voted down by Senate Republicans.

The bill is named after James Zadroga, a police detective who became ill after taking part in recovery efforts at Ground Zero.

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