9/11 Responders

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Congressional Gridlock Could Leave 9/11 Responders Hurting Again

If Congress fails to reach a budget deal, automatic across the board cuts in January would slash $38 million from the Zadroga Act, which helps care for sick 9/11 responders.

10/15/2012

New York Mets  v San Diego Padres

Mets Denied By MLB To Wear Caps Honoring 9/11 Responders

The New York Mets were denied to wear caps honoring the NYPD, NYFD and first responders by an MLB-wide uniformity policy.

WFAN–09/11/2011

9/11 First Responders/File

Failure Of 9/11 Health Bill Could Hurt NY Clinics

The network of health centers providing free medical tests and treatment to 58,000 people exposed to World Trade Center dust faces a less certain future if Congress doesn’t pass legislation aimed at helping victims of 9/11’s toxic legacy.

12/12/2010

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

Schumer Optimistic About Upcoming 9/11 Bill

The U.S. Senate will decide the fate of the James Zagroda 9/11 Bill and Sen. Charles Schumer is “hopeful” it will pass.

12/05/2010

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Most 9/11 Responders Settle Suits Over WTC Dust

More than 95 percent of workers who sued after being exposed to the toxic dust at Ground Zero have joined a legal settlement that will pay them at least $625 million.

CBS New York–11/19/2010