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