John Feal

(AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

9/11 First Responders’ Stories Going Into Library Of Congress

More than 135 oral histories will be part of the collection, made possible by Rep. Steve Israel and Rep. Peter King.

08/15/2011

Ground Zero (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What’s In A Name? When It Comes To ‘Ground Zero,’ A Lot Of Debate

Years from now, will the words “ground zero” still be used by New Yorkers to describe the World Trade Center site? Some say it’s time to move past using those words, because the site is no longer a disaster zone.

08/01/2011

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

Cancer-Stricken 9/11 Responders Will Not Benefit From Zadroga Act

The federal government is now saying that cancer-striken Ground Zero 9/11 responders will not benefit from the Zadroga Act.

07/26/2011

John Feal (file / credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

9/11 Advocates In Washington Pushing For Emergency Radio Support

A group of 9/11 responders is in Washington, trying to convince lawmakers to give a helping hand to cops and firefighters.

07/20/2011

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

Maloney is joined by Nadler and 9/11 responders and survivors and union leaders during a news conference near ground zero on Friday  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Democrats Blast Senate GOP For 9/11 Bill Vote

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Jerrold Nadler ripped Republican senators Friday for blocking the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.

12/10/2010

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

9/11 Health Bill Backers Rallying On Pearl Harbor Day

360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.

12/07/2010

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (D-Massachusetts) is seen during a Homeland Security subcommittee hearing - Washington, DC - Nov 18, 2010 - Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

9/11 Responders Take Push To Boston

Supporters of the 9/11 health bill feel they need just one more vote for the measure to pass in the U.S. Senate.

11/23/2010

President Obama (File Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Sign 9/11 Responders Bill Into Law

For the first time the president pledged to sign the 9/11 health bill into law. Now, if only Congress could get it to his desk. CBS 2’s Sean Hennessey spoke with a first responder who made a plea to the president himself.

08/18/2010

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