New Jersey Senators To Congress: Extend Zadroga Act PermanentlyIf nothing is done, the law, which covers 30,000 people, will completely expire in late 2016.
First Responders Heading To DC To Rally For Permanent Extension Of Zadroga ActHundreds of first responders are heading to Washington D.C. to rally for a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
9/11 Cop Marci Simms Being Laid To Rest Sunday After Succumbing To CancerLt. Marci Simms, 51, died of lung cancer Thursday at her Long Island home. Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. in Jericho.
9/11 Responders: GOP Resistance To Permanent Zadroga Act Is 'Un-American'New York's members of Congress said they were gaining bipartisan support for a bill making the Zadroga Act permanent before a proposal by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, surfaced.
9/11 Victim Advocates Furious Over New Zadroga Act ProposalA new Republican proposal to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act is receiving criticism from victim advocates.
Bill Providing Medical Help For 9/11 Responders Set To Expire At MidnightFederal officials responsible for administering the program warn that by February the program will start to face challenges
Jon Stewart, 9/11 First Responders Call On Congress To Renew Zadroga ActFormer "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart led the charge on Capitol Hill as firefighters, police officers and ground zero recovery workers called on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act.
Jon Stewart, Zadroga Act Supporters Head To DC To Push For RenewalThe 2010 James Zardoga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will start expiring next month if Congress doesn't act.
Sen. Gillibrand Calls For Permanent Extension Of Zadroga Act Benefiting 9/11 First Responders"Our first responders answered the call of duty when our nation was under attack, and deserve to be treated by Congress as the veterans they really are," Gillibrand said.
NYC Leaders Urge Reauthorization Of Zadroga ActCity council members, members of NYPD and FDNY unions held a news conference and rally on the steps of City Hall Thursday to encourage Congress to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Act.
Deadline For Filing 9/11 Sick Claims Is MidnightPeople diagnosed with one of 67 specific types of cancer have until midnight to apply. Those who either worked at the World Trade Center or lived in the neighborhood after 9/11 are eligibile.
Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.