NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Det. Lou Alvarez and Firefighter Ray Pfeifer added to the 9/11 Victim Compensat

The new bill’s lead sponsors wanted to enshrine their names alongside Zadroga’s, adding powerful symbolic partners in the current fight to pass permanent compensation, through 2090.

“Heroes like James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez exemplify the best of us. Naming this bill after them is just a small way to honor their service and that of the whole 9/11 community, knowing they all deserve so much more,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the bill’s original sponsor.

“Lou Alvarez, Ray Pfeifer and James Zadroga personified America’s spirit and courage in responding to the evil of 9/11,” said Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.), the lead Republican sponsor.

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