Hurricane Sandy First Responders Win Health Benefits After Viral Online Campaign

From ThinkProgress Tue Nov 13 2012, 16:00:54

Last week, Dena Patrick of Wishadoo! -- an online charitable organization -- posted a Change.org petition calling for the federal government to provide Hurricane Sandy first responders with health benefits, since thousands of disaster relief workers do not currently qualify for coverage. Today, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) granted her request, announcing that it [...]

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