Category Archives: Health Issues

Advocates in Washington to push for new funding for 9/11 fund

As the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund dwindles to nothing, sick rescue and recovery workers are in Washington attempting to persuade members of Congress that the Fund matters.

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Holdout Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw — who once snubbed 9/11 survivor — signs on to Victim Compensation Fund renewal

Rep. Dan Crenshaw has agreed to back the bill that would permanently fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund to help those sickened by the toxins at the World Trade Center, after initially angering members of the September 11th community by refusing.

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9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow

A number of World Trade Center survivors and rescue and recovery workers now suffering from site-related brain cancer discussed their feelings about the dwindling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and their worries for their colleagues who get sick later.

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