Paul Ryan’s Chairmen Do End Run On 9/11 Responders

WASHINGTON — Two of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) newly empowered committee chairmen took immediate advantage Thursday of the freshly elected leader’s pledge to give power back to committees — and may have handed him a 9/11-related publicity disaster.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the head of the Energy and Commerce Committee, both announced measures to temporarily extend the expiring 9/11 health and compensation programs.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/paul-ryan-committee-chairmen-9-11-responders_56334e28e4b0c66bae5bf417?cps=gravity_5026_8739026939667751304