DOE Alerting Students Who Survived 9/11 Attacks About Available Health Benefits, CompensationA letter will be sent to students’ last known addresses. It will contain information on the World Trade Center Health Program, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and where to access more information.
Those Who Suspect They Have World Trade Center-Related Illnesses Urged To Sign Up For Government ProgramsOn Tuesday the country will mark 17 years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Many people who were in lower Manhattan that day and for months after the cleanup are still getting sick.
Giants Super Bowl Champ Leads Walk To Raise Money For 9/11 First RespondersFormer Giant George Martin started the Giant Steps for 9/11 Walk four years ago through his foundation, A Journey For 9/11. The New Jersey resident has raised about $5 million since 2007.
Cancer-Stricken 9/11 Responders Will Not Benefit From Zadroga ActThe federal government is now saying that cancer-striken Ground Zero 9/11 responders will not benefit from the Zadroga Act.
Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health BillIt isn't just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.
'Daily Show' Devotes Most Of Program To 9/11 HealthThe 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.
9/11 Health Bill Backers Vow To Continue SupportCritics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.
9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test VoteSenate Republicans have blocked a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center's collapse.
Crucial Senate Vote For 9/11 Health Bill TodayZadroga, a New York City police officer and first responder, died in 2006 from a respiratory disease contracted while working at Ground Zero.
9/11 Health Bill Backers Rallying On Pearl Harbor Day360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.
Gillibrand Optimistic About Passage Of 9/11 Health BillThere is now one month left in the Congressional session, and one more month to pass the 9/11 health bill to provide medical care for sickened Ground Zero responders.
9/11 Responders Take Push To BostonSupporters of the 9/11 health bill feel they need just one more vote for the measure to pass in the U.S. Senate.