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9/11 health bill

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at a ribbon cutting event at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect. (credit: Kristen Artz/Flickr)

Zadroga Act Goes Into Effect As 9/11 Health Clinics Open For Business

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cut the ribbon at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect.

07/01/2011

From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand,  John Feal, and Sen. Charles Schumer raise their arms during a news conference, on Capitol Hill after Senate passage of a bill to assist 9/11 First Responders. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Demolition Worker Just One Unsung Hero Behind 9/11 Health Bill

When John Feal lost part of his foot while working as a demolition supervisor at Ground Zero, he was understandably miserable. “I thought I was feeling sorry for myself that I lost half a foot, then when you see all these people sick and dying. It was a no brainer,” Feal said.

12/26/2010

Emergency workers are seen in the vicinity of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health Bill

It isn’t just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.

12/24/2010

From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand,  John Feal, and Sen. Charles Schumer raise their arms during a news conference, on Capitol Hill after Senate passage of a bill to assist 9/11 First Responders. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Officials Rejoice In Passing Of 9/11 Health Bill

It was a dramatic day long awaited at Ground Zero as police officers, firefighters, first responders and other emergency officials joined with politicians to celebrate the passing of the James Zagroda Bill, also known as the 9/11 health bill.

12/23/2010

A screenshot from the Thursday, December 16, 2010 edition of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

‘Daily Show’ Devotes Most Of Program To 9/11 Health

The 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.

12/17/2010

Key Test Vote On 9/11 Health Bill Likely Wednesday

Senators Gillibrand and Schumer said Saturday that a vote is likely on whether to begin formal debate on a bill that would provide up to $7.4 billion in health care and compensation.

12/04/2010

Photo/Mona Rivera

Family Hopes To Carry Out 9/11 Responder’s Dying Wish

Before Vincent Albanese died, he made a passionate plea that his family is determined to carry out.

1010 WINS–08/04/2010

Photo/Mona Rivera

Family Hopes To Carry Out 9/11 Responder's Dying Wish

Before Vincent Albanese died, he made a passionate plea that his family is determined to carry out.

1010 WINS–08/04/2010

Reps. Anthony Weiner (middle) and Peter King (right)

Round 2: Reps. Weiner, King Do Battle

Did Congress turn its back on the heroes sickened at Ground Zero? The anger and finger-pointing escalated Friday after explosive tirades on Capitol Hill.

CBS 2–07/31/2010