Federal funding for 9/11 Memorial

Hearings begin this week in Washington D.C on a proposed bill to establish federal funding for the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. The legislation would grant the memorial and museum $20 million in annual funding, which amounts to roughly one third of its operating budget.

The federal government previously pitched in $250 million to help construct the memorial and museum.

A Senate committee headed by Sen. Daniel K. Inouye from Hawaii will hold the first hearing on the proposed legislation. The bill also contains a provision that would allow the federal government to takeover the memorial and museum in the future.

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One Response to Federal funding for 9/11 Memorial

  1. Nice photos! PTM also has Grown Up tours based arnoud the history of the building. I learned a lot I never knew about Philadelphia and the World’s Fair in 1876 which Memorial Hall was built for. Very beautiful inside!!

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