News & Updates


March 23, 2019 -- Courier Times -- Fitzpatrick, ground zero firefighters rally behind 9/11 fund
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick called a press conference to express an “urgent need” to pass the “Never Forget the Heroes Act,” which would fully fund and permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

March 22, 2019 -- Knight Crier - Lansdale PA -- EDITORIAL: They gave their lives. Let’s give them healthcare.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is running out of money.

March 21, 2019 -- KFGO -- Heart risk factors may predict lung damage in 9-11 responders
For firefighters who worked at “Ground Zero” around September 11, 2001, a group of heart-disease risk factors also predicted who was likely to develop World Trade Center-related lung injury years later, researchers say.

March 21, 2019 -- silive.com -- Fighting for his life, September 11 first-responder shares an important message
FDNY Firefighter Steven “Bubba” Pascale, of Westerleigh, is fighting for his life against stage 3 kidney cancer.

March 20, 2019 -- Leader -- Reed wants vote for trade agreement, 9/11 victims
Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) says he’s trying to build consensus in the House of Representatives around two key issues.

March 19, 2019 -- Insider NJ -- Problem Solvers Caucus Formally Supports the “Never Forget the Heroes Act”
Problem Solvers Caucus Formally Supports the “Never Forget the Heroes Act,” Pushes for Priority Consideration on House Floor Under New House 290 “Consensus Calendar” Rule

March 19, 2019 -- Pulmonary Fibrosis News -- Study Finds Increased Risk of PF Among World Trade Center Responders
Exposure to dust in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks increased the risk of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) among responders, according to an evaluation of self-reported surveys.

March 19, 2019 -- Observer-Reporter - Washington, Pennsylvania -- 9/11 compensation fund should be fully funded, supported
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, happened close to a generation ago, yet people are still dying as a result.

March 17, 2019 -- Observer-Reporter - Washington, Pennsylvania -- EDITORIAL: 9/11 compensation fund should be fully funded, supported
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, happened close to a generation ago, yet people are still dying as a result.

March 15, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- GOP star Liz Cheney backing 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund bill
Conservative rising star Rep. Liz Cheney is signing on to the bill to compensate sick and dying 9/11 responders and their survivors, advocates told the Daily News Friday.


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