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Ben Chevat

Ben Chevat was working as Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s chief of staff during the Sept. 11 attacks.

Sept. 11 widows and children will get more cash from terror fund in as part of stopgap bill to keep government open

Lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal Monday night to include more funding for 9/11 widows and children in a must-pass government budget bill, Sen. Chuck Schumer announced.

Schumer: Bipartisan deal would allow 9/11 families to access more funding

Spouses and children of 9/11 victims can access additional compensation under a bipartisan legislative agreement announced Tuesday by Sen. Chuck Schumer.

A father and son were first responders on 9/11. They both died of cancer months apart

When the North and South towers of the World Trade Center crashed down on September 11, 2001, Robert and Raymond Alexander rushed to the scene.

LI Veteran Still Feeling the Effects of 9/11 Applies for 9/11 VCF

US Army Reservist Veteran Anthony Caruso Urges Those Effected by 9/11 Toxic Dust Exposure to Find Out About 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

9/11 victim compensation fund continues to help heroes

September 11, 2001, is remembered as the deadliest single-day terrorist attack in American history.

NYPD traffic agent Linda Mercer, whose cancer fight pushed City Hall to give NYC employees full 9/11 benefits, dies at 60

Linda Mercer, an NYPD civilian traffic agent whose fight against an inoperable 9/11 cancer became a focal point in the drive to get full 9/11 benefits to all city employees sickened by their time at Ground Zero, died Wednesday.

Marya Columbia, Whose Music Soothed on 9/11, Dies at 63

She performed at St. Paul’s Chapel but was told she could not collect health benefits as a “responder” after developing cancer years later.

Health benefits for 9/11 responders discussed in Shanksville

The Shanksville Fire Department in Somerset County was part of an informational session Wednesday regarding the benefits available for first responders of the Sept. 11 attacks.

My Hospice: Lou’s Story

Lou Alvarez was one of the thousands of first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11.