Zadroga Bill

FILE -- Protester holds up a sign at a press conference held in an effort to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Fight For Zadroga Bill Extension Continues

The law is expiring next fall and lobbying to extend it is underway.

08/09/2015

FILE -- Protester holds up a sign at a press conference held in an effort to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Council Calls for Renewal Of Sept. 11 Health Bill

City Council introduced a resolution on Wednesday calling on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who grew ill working at ground zero.

01/07/2015

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

Judge Extends Deadline For Ill 9/11 Responders

U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has given thousands of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers until Nov. 16 to sign on to a legal settlement that would pay them millions of dollars.

11/09/2010

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

Special Installation for Ground Zero Workers

A special ceremony today for the 29 police officers who died after getting sick from working at Ground Zero.

11/09/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

NY Delegation Vows To Get 9/11 Health Bill Passed

Standing at Ground Zero just days before the ninth anniversary of 9/11, members of New York’s Congressional Delegation declared they intended to pass the Zadroga Bill the week of Sept. 20.

09/08/2010

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Politics Torpedos 9/11 Health Bill

The Zadroga Bill would help 60,000 people, first responders and others, sickened by exposure to toxic dust and debris at Ground Zero.  The measure needed a two-thirds vote for approval, instead of a simple majority, […]

CBS 2–07/30/2010