Utica Fire Chief Brooks Puts In For Benefits For 9/11 Illness, Mayor Denies,Tells Him To Turn In Gear

“Though many of the details are still unfolding, the public is owed an immediate and detailed explanation by the mayor as to his personal decision to place this well-respected, long-serving and credible public servant and Fire Chief on leave.

Even more important, sicknesses related to 9/11 have proven to take many, many years to show themselves, which is why I have always supported the law that gave 9/11 first responders access to special federal dollars and healthcare, should they develop an illness years later. The mayor might want to take a look at why this kind of legislation exists and also the general rules of public employment, decorum and law.”

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