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On Monday, a comedian went to Capitol Hill to work with lawmakers for a noble reason. Jon Stewart supported the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund by endorsing the Never Forg
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Today I am in our nation’s capital. I don’t particularly enjoy coming down here. It is a town that has four 8th Sts., and none of them intersect.
I am walking the halls of Congress with injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors, looking to see if “Remembering 9/11” is more than a cheap obligatory slogan senators and representatives tweet out.
Under the law setting up the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya is required to carefully husband the $7.375 billion that Congress allocated for those sickened and killed by exposure to the toxic air at the World Trade Center site.
NEW YORK (AP) — The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and community leaders urging the MTA to to fund the proposed Sunnyside LIRR station. (via Maloney’s office)
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Just days after Amazon reportedly began to re-consider its move to NYC, the retail giant got some Queens love.