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Conn. Lawmakers Create Sandy Hook Responder Fund

March 07, 2013  | 

A unified legislature on Wednesday established a special fund to help Newtown responders who suffered psychological issues related to the killing of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The fund will provide short-term assistance by covering lost wages as well as the cost of certain medications, treatments and insurance co-pays.

The money will come from private donations, not state coffers. Pledges have already been made by Northeast Utilities, the New England Cable Television Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and WWE, among other firms.

The fund will be administered by the state Office of Victim Services.

Read the full Hartford Courant story.


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