Category Archives: Health Issues

Jon Stewart Wanted Names of 9/11 Bill Opponents. Here They Are.

Mike McAuliff Huffington Post Note — to see all Representatives’ and Senators’ positions on the renewal of Zadroga, click here. WASHINGTON — With the health treatment program for 9/11 responders set to expire this fall and Congress moving slowly to reauthorize it, Jon Stewart demanded to know on his show Wednesday night who is responsible […]

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Administrator’s Statement on the Fourth Anniversary of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program

To find the Administrator’s Statement online, please click here. July 1, 2015, marks the fourth anniversary of the WTC Health Program. Established by the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, the WTC Health Program strives to provide excellence in 9/11-related healthcare and research. Today we reflect on another successful year and affirm the critical importance of […]

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Street Renamed for NYPD Detective, Tommy Merriweather, who Died of Cancer after Working Ground Zero

Greg Cergol Channel 4 NYC  To see a video about the street renaming, please click here. An everyday hero was remembered Friday as lawmakers renamed a Bay Shore street in honor of a fallen NYPD detective. Twenty-year department veteran Tommy Merriweather, 49, died of cancer in 2013, after working at ground zero following 9/11. His […]

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