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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

October 2, 2017

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

September 23, 2017Pleasantville Daily VoiceWestchester Firefighter Dies At Age 48 Of 9/11-Related Illness
A recently retired member of the Yonkers Fire Department died on Tuesday, Sept. 9/11 after battling a 9/11-related illness.

September 22, 2017NY Daily NewsSpecial ICE agent with 9/11-linked cancer fighting the Department of Labor for his disability pension
Special Agent Terence Opiola will retire this week after more than 25 years working for the federal government as a criminal investigator — just in time to try and solve the biggest puzzle of his life.

September 21, 2017LI HeraldCuomo signs 9/11 first responders bill
State will pay for unlimited medical leave

September 20, 2017
PYMNTSCFPB Cracks Down On Deceptive Lender Who Targeted 9/11 First Responders
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Tuesday (Sept. 19) that it took action against Top Notch Funding and two individuals associated with the company.

September 20, 2017
ObserverCongressman Joseph Crowley Seeks 9/11 Medal of Valor for Public Safety Officers
U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/The Bronx), the House Democratic Caucus chairman, is introducing legislation calling for public safety officers who responded to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and died due to 9/11-related health conditions to receive the Presidential Medal … Continue reading →

September 20, 2017TAP intoMore 9/11 Deaths
On 9/11 this year, we mourned the deaths and celebrated the heroism of the 3,000 men and women who were killed by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 15, 2017Toledo BladeA debt not fully paid to 9/11 first responders
Nearly 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001. But the toll from the tragedy continues to grow daily.