Category Archives: Health Issues

Editorial –  Tom Cotton takes a courageous stand on the Zadroga law providing health-care and other aid to 9/11 rescue and recovery workers

New York Daily News No one would mistake Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas for a bleeding heart. He’s a tight-fisted conservative — yet he is co-sponsoring a bill backing medical care and financial support for sickened Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers. Cotton’s endorsement of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act sets an […]

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House Speaker John Boehner pressed to extend bill giving healthcare to 9/11 crew

Dan Friedman New York Daily News WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner’s recent visit to Ground Zero has riled 9/11 first responders who want the Ohio Republican’s help hanging on to expiring health benefits. In New York for a fundraising event, Boehner visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Ground Zero on April 26. “Your […]

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Retired FF Ray Pfeifer, Who Toiled for Eight Months at Ground Zero after 9/11 and Is Battling stage-four Cancer, Says FDNY Is Still Best Job in World

Barry Paddock  NY Daily News As FDNY first responders come down with 9/11-related illnesses at an ever-quickening rate, one survivor battling stage-four cancer still calls it the best job in the world. And he’s thrilled his son is following in his footsteps. “It was exciting from day one up to the last day I worked, […]

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