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MNUCHIN SAYS HE WAS PERSONALLY INVOLVED IN SECURING NEARLY $4 MILLION FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS HEALTH PROGRAM

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he was “personally engaged” in the move to refund nearly $4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting health effects from the attack…

Second Circuit Gives CFPB Chance to Revive 9/11 Victim Suit

A federal appeals court revived a fraud case against a legal settlement advance company that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says defrauded former NFL players and the families of Sept. 11 terrorist attack victims.

Statement from Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement regarding offsets applied by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to payments due to the Fire Department of New York (FDNY):

CMS Refunds Withheld Funds Designated for the Fire Department of the City of New York

New York City’s failure to resolve its outstanding debts owed to the federal taxpayers resulted in $3.3 million in World Trade Center Health Program funds being offset to resolve a debt to taxpayers.

9/11 workers who die of COVID to be added to Nesconset wall

A memorial wall of granite in Nesconset is to start including workers who were sickened by the 9/11 wreckage if they also die of COVID-19, so long as they had an underlying condition related to their work…

NEAL AND PALLONE APPLAUD TREASURY DEPARTMENT’S DECISION TO MAKE FDNY WHOLE AGAIN

The Chairmen blasted Treasury earlier this month for withholding millions from the 9/11 health fund due to unrelated federal debts owed by New York City

Statement from 911 Health Watch on the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Passing a New Milestone

911 Health Watch wants to let the 911 community know that as of Sunday, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has awarded $7.378 billion to injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors passing the prior authorization of $7.375 billion.

$3.92 Million Restored To FDNY WTC Health Program

The U.S. Treasury Department has refunded nearly $4 million to the FDNY World Trade Center Health Program.

Treasury Department refunds nearly $4 million to FDNY 9/11 first responders health program

The US Department of Treasury has refunded nearly $4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting effects from the attack and ensuing cleanup efforts…