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A bipartisan group of House representatives from New York has summoned the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the federal agency that oversees a free health care program for 9/11 first responders and survivors who suffer from 9/11-related illnesses, to Capitol Hill to address problems exposed in a recent NBC News report.
The Office of Personnel Management has a broad plan to reinvigorate the agency and implement a lengthy series of recommendations from the National Academy of Public Administration, which made the case back in
In her first policy push back to a strict new anti-abortion law in Texas, Gov. Hochul announced Monday she’s enacting several measures to protect a woman’s right to get an abortion in New York State.
Women in New York state will be able to access medication abortion services via telemedicine, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Monday.
As more anniversaries of the Sept. 11 terror attacks pass, more survivors fall victim adverse health effects.
When Yale law student Alexandra Brodsky wrote her term paper in 2017 about why "stealthing," the nonconsensual removal of a condom during sex, is "rape-adjacent" behavior that should provide victims with legal recourse, she did not expect it to influence actual legislation.
If you’ve ever been saddled with an overdraft fee, you’re familiar with the unpleasant feeling of getting charged for not having enough money in your bank account. And you’re not alone if you consider this fee unfair.
For many of those who responded to ground zero on Sept. 11, 2001, stark reminders of the unthinkable tragedy and days spent sifting through the rubble remain with them each day — inside their lungs.
In 2019, the long legislative fight over what role the federal government should play in paying for the health care needs of 9/11 survivors and first-responders seemed to reach a final bipartisan conclusion.