Senate will vote on Sept. 11 compensation fund next week
| by Susan Ferrechio
7/18/2019 4:02 PM EST
The Senate next week will vote on legislation to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund following weeks of intense lobbying from first responders and an impassioned plea from comedian Jon Stewart.
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