‘Total Failure’: Hawley Reacts to Spending Bill Neglecting Radiation Victims

Thursday, March 21, 2024

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released the following statements after his legislation to reauthorize and expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) was left out of the upcoming government funding legislation:

Senator Hawley has been the leading voice in the fight to secure just compensation for radiation victims in Missouri—and across the nation.

Earlier this month, Senator Hawley’s legislation passed the Senate with huge bipartisan support—for the second time this year. Without action, the RECA program will expire in less than 90 days.