News & Updates

March 12, 2018 -- -- First Responders’ health plan under attack by Trump | Editorial
Gene Madden died a few weeks ago. He was an NYPD detective from Hoboken, and he always said the honor of his life was working alongside his guys at Ground Zero…

March 8, 2018 -- Downtown Express -- Know Your Rights campaign for 9/11-illness awareness encourages thousands more to sign up for World Trade Center Health Program
More Downtown students and teachers have come forward with 9/11 illnesses since Downtown Express and other media first reported about this ongoing health crisis in November.

March 7, 2018 -- Tom MacArthur -- MacArthur Against Trump Administration Change to World Trade Center Health Program
Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to support 9/11 first responders and oppose an administration proposal to make changes to the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).

March 7, 2018 -- Carolyn B. Maloney -- 9/11 Health Bill Sponsors Lead Bipartisan Tri-State Area Delegation in Telling Mulvaney to Stay Away from 9/11 Health Program
Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY), the original sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act of 2015, today led a bipartisan group of 32 other members…

March 7, 2018 -- NZ Herald -- 9/11 hero who lost half his foot fighting for ground zero workers
If “devastation, destruction and carnage” has a smell, that’s what engulfs one 9/11 first responder when he closes his eyes, plunging him back into the horror of 16 years ago.

March 6, 2018 -- timesunion -- Trump Administration Threatens 9-11 Victims
Just when you thought the Trump administration could not become more incompetent, foolish, heartless and unAmerican, they take the next step.

March 6, 2018 -- salon -- Jon Stewart: Mick Mulvaney is “screwing up” health care for 9/11 first responders
Stewart congratulates Mulvaney for a “special kind of incompetence”

March 6, 2018 -- ABC -- Jon Stewart, members of Congress advocate for WTC health program in DC

March 5, 2018 -- Carolyn B. Maloney -- 9/11 Health Bill Sponsors, Jon Stewart, Advocates Call on Mulvaney to Leave World Trade Center Health Program Alone
/11 Health Program beneficiaries and advocates came together at the Capitol today to demand that Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney withdraw his ill-thought out proposal to separate the World Trade Center Health Program…

March 5, 2018 -- News 12 LI -- President’s budget proposal worries 9/11 responders
Proposed changes to the World Trade Center Health Program have Sept. 11 first responders worried about their future health care as Ground Zero-related complications continue to affect them.