9/11 Recovery Workers: Congress Must Renew Health ProgramsDozens of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers gathered at the World Trade Center site on Thursday to demand that Congress extend programs offering money and free health care to people exposed to toxic dust after the terror attacks.
Zadroga Act Goes Into Effect As 9/11 Health Clinics Open For BusinessMayor 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.
Demolition Worker Just One Unsung Hero Behind 9/11 Health BillWhen 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.
Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health BillIt isn't just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.
Officials Rejoice In Passing Of 9/11 Health BillIt 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.
'Daily Show' Devotes Most Of Program To 9/11 HealthThe 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.
Key Test Vote On 9/11 Health Bill Likely WednesdaySenators 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.
Family Hopes To Carry Out 9/11 Responder's Dying WishBefore Vincent Albanese died, he made a passionate plea that his family is determined to carry out.
Round 2: Reps. Weiner, King Do BattleDid Congress turn its back on the heroes sickened at Ground Zero? The anger and finger-pointing escalated Friday after explosive tirades on Capitol Hill.