Senate Panel May Vote Thursday On Asbestos

By Arthur D. Postal, Washington Bureau Chief

NU Online News Service, April 26, 10:09 p.m. EDT,Washington?Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., chairman of theSenate Judiciary Committee, said today that his committee would actThursday on legislation to create an alternative claims processingsystem for workers injured by exposure to asbestos?andsilica.[@@]

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