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Cancer Coverage For Michigan Firefighters Goes Unfunded

When Michigan firefighters get work-related cancer, they’re supposed to be covered by the state. But that’s not happening. (defense.gov)
When Michigan firefighters get work-related cancer, they’re supposed to be covered by the state. But that’s not happening. (defense.gov)

Most states have some kind of coverage for firefighters who get work-related cancers. Last year, Michigan created a special cancer-coverage fund for firefighters. But as Kate Wells from Here & Now contributor Michigan Radio reports, legislators never put any money in it.

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