Category Archives: Health Issues

Sen. Rubio signs on to reauthorize Zadroga Act

The first Republican White House candidate polling in double digits nationally has backed the reauthorization of the Zadroga Act. Rubio qualified his support, saying, “I continue to believe that we should prioritize our 9/11 first responders’ needs above other things that the federal government is spending money on – and in many cases, wasting money on. While […]

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Iraq, Afghanistan vets push for full Zadroga act extension

In a November 17, 2015 article in NY Newsday, Tom Brune tells of Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan joining September 11th rescue and recovery workers in the fight for the permanent extension of the Zadroga Act. After empty “Never Forget” promises, politicians allowed Zadroga to expire months ago.

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First Responders Heading to DC to Rally for Permanent Extension of Zadroga Act

CBS New York posted an article on November 17, 2015 about sick recovery workers from the World Trade Center rallying in Washington today in favor of a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which Congress allowed to expire two months ago. This is one of the many rallies that survivors […]

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