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9/11-related illness claims another – NYPD Officer Raymond Harris

Officer Raymond Harris has died of World Trade Center-related sarcoidosis. He spent almost the last year of his life at Mount Sinai Hospital awaiting heart and kidney transplants. He served the NYPD’s 77th Precinct, reports Narmeen Choudhury for WPIX 11. His funeral will be held on Saturday.

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September 11th Victim Compensation Fund to end award reductions and restore previously reduced awards following the permanent authorization of the Fund

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 29, 2019 President Donald Trump today signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) (VCF Permanent Authorization Act).  The Act extends the VCF’s claim […]

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Trump signs bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money

After nearly two decades of illness, death and struggle, H.R. 1327: the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act is law. Today a bill was signed into law allocating money for the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2092, basically ensuring […]

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      July 29 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
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