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Jun 20, 2015 In The News

Three New York lawmakers are warning that victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks could lose financial support in October 2016 if Congress doesn’t reauthorize the compensation fund.

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is slated to expire then, and only a quarter of compensation claims have been resolved so far.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

With benefits for 9/11 first responders set to expire at the end of September, dozens of firefighters descended on Capitol Hill Thursday to talk about cancer, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and respiratory diseases contracted at Ground Zero.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), an early and vocal supporter of the original James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (now PL 111-347), announced today that the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing tomorrow on reauthorizing this important program.  

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

 One of the most powerful Republicans in Washington set a grand example for representatives of both parties on Thursday by endorsing legislation to extend health care and compensation for sickened 9/11 responders.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

Hundreds of New York City firefighters and others suffering from 9/11-related illnesses are headed to Washington on Thursday to testify at a hearing to renew the Zadroga Act.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

Jun 10, 2015 In The News

More than 100 FDNY smoke-eaters will descend on Washington, D.C., Thursday morning to support new legislation to provide indefinite health benefits for those sickened by cancer or other chronic diseases due to their work at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks.

May 30, 2015 In The News

May 30 marks the anniversary of the end of the recovery and cleanup operations at the World Trade Center site when the last piece of debris — a misshapen steel column — was cleared in 2002.

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