According to a leading World Trade Center medical expert, there could be as many as 20,000 more cancers as a consequence of exposures to the contaminants that were released by the collapse of the Twin Towers and fires that burned for months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee passed a bill that would ensure that victims of the Sept. 11 attacks would be compensated for any physical harm they or their family members suffered.
Wednesday in Washington the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously in support of a bill that would give fresh money to the 9-11 victims' compensation fund. Local firefighters from our area responded too.
On Tuesday, former Daily Show host and frequent advocate for 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, encouraging representatives to vote on Wednesday to re-up the funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
The heroes and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are one step closer to getting life-long medical support. The “Never Forget the Heroes Act” passed another hurdle on Wednesday morning in Washington, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported.
The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously in support of a bill that would give fresh money to a compensation fund for those who are sick or dying from illnesses linked to their work amid the toxic debris at 9/11 attack sites.
Jon Stewart, speaking on Capitol Hill about the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, was not the cool, detached comedian that television viewers are accustomed to.
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart's demeanor on Capitol Hill Tuesday was vastly different from the one his fans were accustomed to seeing on Comedy Central.
What can bring together a Republican from farm country and a Democrat from midtown Manhattan? Our 9/11 heroes. On Sept. 11, 2001, 2,997 people were taken from us — killed just for living, working or being in United States.
New York City has used DNA testing to identify another victim of the Sept. 11 attacks, nearly 18 years after terrorists flew two airliners into the World Trade Center, officials said Monday.
The remains of another victim killed at the World Trade Center during the 9/11 terror attacks have been identified, officials said Monday.
Their heroism on 9/11 should not be forgotten. More than a half-dozen Capitol Hill lawmakers, including New York’s Democratic Reps.
Congressional leaders and FDNY firefighters gathered for a rally in Manhattan Sunday to help first responders who are dealing with 9/11-related illnesses and cancers. The event comes before critical vote on the Never Forget The Heroes Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sept. 11 first responders, emergency workers and civilians suffering from related illnesses and the families of those who have died since the attack are one step closer to knowing they will be compensated for their heroism.
New York Congressional delegation, including Jerry Nadler, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, along with representatives of the FDNY Firefighters association will give a “major” announcement about the 9/11 victim compensation fund Sunday.
The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday.
When the twin towers crumbled on Sept. 11, 2001, emergency personnel swarmed Ground Zero. They were followed by workers who spent nearly a year removing debris and recovering victims’ remains.
A Port Authority police officer known for his dedication and true grit has lost his long bout with a 9/11 related cancer, the agency said Friday.
On Tuesday morning, the NYPD held its Medal Day Ceremony at its lower Manhattan headquarters, with special attention paid to the 47 gold Distinguished Service medal recipients who died from 9/11-related illnesses. Among those attending were family members of Lt.