9/11 Commission's Conclusions On Preparedness Must Be Heeded

Washington, D.C. - The General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO/CLC, Harold Schaitberger, issued this statement on the report of the 9/11 Commission and its conclusions about our country's preparedness to respond to a future terrorist attack:"It is very encouraging that the 9/11 Commission is focused on the preparedness of our nation's first responders to take action in the event of another attack, and I encourage our president and Congress to act on their recommendations, rather than delay. The bi-partisan approach the Commission took to its work is the only approach that is effective in creating action that actually helps the American People."My conce...

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