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Father of fallen 9/11 first responder James Zadroga urges lawmakers to extend bill that compensates Ground Zero workers

Rich Schapiro New York Daily News “I want to speak to you personally and let you know what it’s like to watch a person die over a five-year period with no support,” Joe Zadroga, 68, said of his son James, who died from a respiratory illness [pulmonary fibrosis] he developed while working at Ground Zero. The […]

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Who Voted Against the 9/11 First Responder Bill?

List of all the members of Congress who voted against the 9/11 First Responder “Zadroga” Bill Senate Who Voted Against the 9/11 First Responders “Zadroga” Bill in the Senate: Lamar Alexander, Republican, Tennessee. John Barrasso, Republican, Wyoming. Robert Foster Bennett, Republican, Utah. Kit Bond, Republican, Missouri. Scott Brown, Republican, Massachusetts. Sam Brownback, Republican, Kansas. Jim […]

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Passing of WTC survivor Marcy Borders

Jonathan Lin The Jersey Journal  Bayonne, NJ– After a yearlong battle with stomach cancer, Marcy Borders — the woman known as the “Dust Lady” from the iconic photo taken of her as she escaped from the Twin Towers on September 11 — has died, according to Facebook posts by multiple family members. Michael Borders, Marcy Borders’ brother, said […]

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