Editorial Support – 2022
Below are links to editorials in support of injured and ill 9/11 responders, survivors and their families getting the help they need and deserve.
December 26, 2022 — NY Daily News — Heartless towards the heroes: World Trade Center Health Program is left short by Senate shenanigans
No one knows who knocked out the WTC package from the big spending bill, pushed relentlessly by Kirsten Gillibrand and backed fully by her colleague, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Who did it?
November 3, 2022 — NY Daily News — What Congress owes 9/11 first responders now
Cuts are unacceptable; cuts to this program are insulting.
October 23, 2022 — NY Daily News — Don’t leave them hanging: America must meet its obligation to those suffering 9/11 health ailments
Politicians so eager to stand by the fallen victims of 9/11 and their families are derelict in their obligation to the much larger group of still-living survivors and first responders
September 14, 2022 — The Whit Online — EDITORIAL: Choosing to Remember but Forgetting to Support
Through poor planning and political division, the medical care and support of 9/11 survivors has become a minute detail in many politicians’ support roster.
August 30, 2022 — NY Daily News — Cover them too: Defense personnel should be covered by the 9/11 health program
Why does the health program set up by Congress for responders and survivors exclude Department of Defense personnel?
July 30, 2022 — NY Daily News — Pay back our debt: What 9/11 first responders need now
The physical damage to property from the 9/11 attack has long since been repaired downtown. The ongoing physical damage to people continues and demands the best care we can provide.
July 13, 2022 — Newsday — 9/11 responders still need federal and state help
After the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Long Islanders flocked to Ground Zero to help. Now, they are still getting sick.
July 4, 2022 — NY Daily News — Pay the debt: The 9/11 health program needs federal funds badly
While Congress rightly created a permanent WTC Health Program in 2015 after a long struggle, it is underfunded and will have to start rationing medical care for the heroes and survivors of 9/11.