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.
PBA President: More Cops Have Died From 9/11 After-Effects Than In AttacksTwelve years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the death toll has continued to grow.
Quinn: City Should Help 9/11 Volunteers Get Health CompensationIn order to qualify for federal help, sick or injured Ground Zero volunteers who lack other proof must have two people swear they worked there. Quinn said the city should help these volunteers locate first responders and others who can attest to their service.
Study Finds Increased Rate Of 3 Types Of Cancer Among 9/11 Recovery WorkersThe most comprehensive study on whether the toxins in the air at ground zero after 9/11 are linked to cancers is unlikely to end the debate over health questions.
Congressional Gridlock Could Leave 9/11 Responders Hurting AgainIf 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.
It's Official: 50 Types Of Cancer To Be Covered Under Zadroga ActThe federal government announced Monday that dozens of types of cancer will be now be covered under a healthcare fund for first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.