News Articles on effort to renew the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act – 2014
Below are url’s to news stories on the effort to have the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act renewed.
October 12, 2014 — NY Daily News — Honor these heroes
The memories of Ground Zero first responders demand action by Congress
September 28, 2014 — Staten Island Advance — Extend U.S. law that protects heroes of Sept. 11 (editorial)
Not for years to come will the death toll stop mounting from the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
September 26, 2014 — Newsday — Latest deaths of Ground Zero responders shows need for Zadroga Act extension, FDNY union head says
The deaths of four Ground Zero first responders from cancer and leukemia in recent days underscore the need for Congress to extend medical benefits for those who worked on the pile and later got sick, the head of an FDNY firefighters union said Thursday.
September 26, 2014 — NY Daily News — A legacy for three heroes
The continuing toll of 9/11-related illness and death demands attention from Washington
September 17, 2014 — Laborpress — Hillary Clinton Joins NY Labor to Renew 9/11 Health Benefits
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared at the United Federation of Teachers on Tuesday evening to commemorate the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 and help raise awareness of the Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act’s impending expiration in 2016.
September 17, 2014 — News-Times — Connecticut delegation seeks benefits extension for 9/11 responders, victims
It’s been 13 years since 9/11, but the first responders and survivors of the tragedy are still suffering adverse health effects — and the worst may be yet to come.
September 17, 2014 — Times Union — Aid for 9/11 workers urged
Bill would extend help for health care and compensation fund
September 17, 2014 — NY1 — Hillary Clinton Expresses Support for Health Benefits for 9/11 Survivors
It is a rule nearly all New York politicians abide by: you don’t mix politics and September 11th.
September 16, 2014 — Epoch Times — Hillary Clinton Backs 9/11 Zadroga Act
Notwithstanding a long introduction, the crowd exploded when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took the stage at a downtown benefit hosted Tuesday in the United Federation of Teachers headquarters.
September 11, 2014 — NY Daily News — The duty to remember
Thirteen years ago, mass murder came from the sky as Islamist radicals turned those four airliners into missiles aimed at the heart of America.
September 10, 2014 — Western Queens Gazette — Reauthorize Zadroga 9/11 Health Act
As the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches on Thursday, a bipartisan group of local Washington representatives with broad support has proposed the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which has already helped to ensure proper monitoring and treatment for thousands of people that got sick working during the Ground Zero cleanup and recovery.
September 9, 2014 — SILive.com — September 11 casualty toll is still mounting (editorial)
Thursday’s 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks should focus not only on those who died at the World Trade Center, but also on the victims who are still dying.
September 8, 2014 — NY1 — Lawmakers Push for Zadroga Act to Continue Care for 9/11 First Responders
With the 13th anniversary of September 11th coming up this week, there’s a renewed push to extend the Zadroga Act before it expires.
September 8, 2014 — NY Daily News — Father of James Zadroga tells Congress to act quickly to help sick 9-11 responders
The father of James Zadroga, the first cop whose post-9-11 death was attributed to respiratory problems developed working at Ground Zero, said it’s crucial for Congress to extend the legislation that funds medical treatment for the first responders.
September 8, 2014 — AP — NY lawmakers: Reauthorize 9/11 compensation law
Days before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, elected officials from New York called on Congress to reauthorize federal legislation to compensate first responders who became ill working at ground zero.
September 8, 2014 — News 12 Long Island — 9/11 first responders call for Zadroga Act extension
There’s a new push to extend the law that provides health benefits to Sept. 11 first responders, as the 13th anniversary of the attacks approaches.
September 8, 2014 — CBS New York — Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act
Elected officials are calling for an extension of the law providing medical care and other benefits for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
September 8, 2014 — New York Observer — Members of Congress Warn of ‘Moral Stain’ if Zadroga Act Expires
A slew of federal lawmakers and Mayor Bill de Blasio gathered near the World Trade Center this morning to call for the reauthorization of the Zadroga Act…
August 4, 2014 — Concord Monitor — Ground Zero death count is still rising
In the days following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the death toll changed with each passing hour. Thirteen years later, it’s still growing. It will continue to do so.