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Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Push Continues For Cancer Coverage Under 9/11 Health Bill

Federal lawmakers are calling on the administrator of the national Sept. 11 health program to consider adding cancer to a list of diseases that qualify for assistance.

09/07/2011

Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the City Clerk's Office - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

Forum To Address Challenges NYC Same-Sex Married Couples Face

Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.

08/16/2011

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

Mayor Bloomberg joins Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Taxi Commissioner David Yassky to announce new federal legislation to grant the city authority to set fuel efficiency standards for taxis. (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

Lawmakers Hope To Address ‘Under-Regulated’ Industry With Green Taxis Act

New York lawmakers came together on Monday to announce new federal legislation they hope will allow them to set higher fuel efficiency standards for city taxis.

03/28/2011

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

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