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.
Mayor De Blasio Presents Family Of Det. Lou Alvarez With Key To CityAlvarez Marines and the NYPD before spending months helping with the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero. He died of 9/11-related cancer on June 29.
'He Knew He Didn't Have Much Time:' Brother Of Det. Lou Alvarez Reflects On Life Of ServiceLate NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez spent months at the World Trade Center following the September 11, 2001 attack. He developed cancer and spent the rest of his life crusading for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.
President Trump Signs Bill Extending 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Through 2092The president was joined in the Rose Garden by 200 first responders, family members and survivors.
Senate Passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension, Bill Heads To President TrumpThe House approved the bill last week, but it vote stalled in the Senate when Republican senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee raised concerns about the cost and oversight.
Watch: Jon Stewart Reacts To Senate Passing Extension Of 9/11 Victim Compensation FundJust last month, first responder Lou Alvarez spoke before Congress shortly before he died of a 9/11-related illness. He was joined by Jon Stewart, who voiced his frustration over what took so long.
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Advocates Bang The Drum One Final Time Before Tuesday's Senate VoteLifelong medical support for first responders and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks now hinges on a final senate vote on Tuesday.
FDNY Commissioner 'Disgusted' By Congressional Delay On 9/11 Victim Compensation FundNigro spoke to reporters a day after the FDNY announced it lost its 200th member to a 9/11-related illness.
Senate To Vote On 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension Next WeekThe decision comes as New York City loses two more heroes who worked at Ground Zero.
Another 9/11 First Responder Dies Of Cancer Hours Before Senator Blocks Vote On Victim Compensation FundAs a single Republican senator stops the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund from receiving funding, first responders are again grieving the loss of one of New York’s Bravest.
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Blocked From Senate Vote By Republican Sen. Rand Paul, Draws Bipartisan OutrageSen. Kirstin Gillibrand was looking to fast-track the new 9/11 funding bill through the Senate, but was stopped by that single Republican senator
First Responders Urge Senate To Vote On 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund ExtensionThe House passed the bill - named in honor of first responders James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez - 402-12 last week.
House Passes Bill To Extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Until 2090; Bill Heads To SenateLast month, first responders and comedian Jon Stewart called on Congress to extend the fund.
Name Changed For Bill To Extend 9/11 Victims' Compensation FundA name change has been made for the bill that would extend the 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund in order to honor three heroes.
Funeral Held For Retired NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez, Who Fought In Washington For Others Sickened On 9/11The retired NYPD detective and former U.S. Marine died Saturday following a three-year battle with 9/11-related cancer. He was 53 years old.