Hundreds Bid Final Farewell To Hero 9/11 First Responder Ray PfeiferA funeral was held Friday on Long Island for retired FDNY firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who died Sunday of 9/11-related cancer at age 59.
California Congressman: How Could GOP Support Border Wall, Say 9/11 Health Bill Too Expensive?A Democratic congressman from California invoked the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in unleashing a tweet storm about President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
'It's There To Help:' Jon Stewart Urges 9/11 Responders To Sign Up For Zadroga Act CareOn Sunday, Stewart sat down with John Feal, of the FealGood Foundation, and Dr. James Melius, of the 9/11 Health Watch group for a roughly 40-minute Facebook Live special urging members who may be eligible to sign up for the program.
Rep. Peter King: Ted Cruz Didn't Vote For Zadroga Act, Doesn't Support NY Firefighters, PoliceOn Saturday, King tweeted that Ted Cruz was lying when he said he supports New York's firefighters and police.
Doctors, 9/11 Responders Call For Covering Neuropathy Under Zadroga ActGround Zero first responders suffer from neuropathy at a rate 15 times higher than normal, according to a study conducted at Long Island’s Winthrop University Hospital.
Jon Stewart, Mayor De Blasio Present Key To NYC To First Responder Who Fought For Zadroga ActStewart and Pfeifer spent weeks in the halls of Congress challenging lawmakers to vote for the legislation that extends federal health monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders through 2090.
9/11 First Responders, Lawmakers Celebrate Extension Of Zadroga ActAt Ground Zero, 9/11 first responders and survivors celebrated the extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
NY Lawmakers Applaud Passage Of 9/11 Health Bill After Congress OKs Year-End Budget DealThe House on Friday easily passed a $1.14 trillion spending bill to fund the government through next September, which includes an agreement to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Renewal Of Zadroga Act Included In Year-End Tax And Spending BillThere's new hope that the law providing health benefits for first responders who grew ill after the Sept. 11 attacks will continue.
Rep. Peter King: Permanent Funding For Zadroga Act 'Very Likely' Coming Next WeekRep. Peter King said the bill will also include screenings for those who might not know they're ill yet.
Jon Stewart 'Trumps It Up' On 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' To Push For Renewal Of Zadroga ActStewart has been on a blitz this week to urge Congress to pass a permanent renewal of the Zadroga Act.
Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga ActPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.