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Health Fund For 9/11 First Responders And Survivors Is Falling Short

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he will work to appropriate an additional $3 billion in federal funding to help keep the program afloat.

Pearl Jam calls for Sept 12th Day of Solidarity to support healthcare heroes

At Madison Square Garden, Pearl Jam honored the first responders of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the tragedy.

Eau Claire woman who lost father in 9/11 attacks fights for victims’ compensation legislation

She was a teenager when he died. Now she’s a mom with three kids.

Message from the Special Master on the 21st Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

We are proud to be in service to this community, and we join in honoring those who died on 9/11, those lost in the years since, and the many who are living with the unforgiving consequences of that day.

First responders, survivors seeking health care funds

The federal health program that monitors and treats 9/11-related health conditions faces a $3 billion gap as early as next year, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said.

Sen. Schumer pushes to fully fund WTC Health Program

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) spoke from his Manhattan office on Sunday on the importance of getting more funding for the World Trade Center health program before the end of 2022.

On 9/11, Schumer vows to seek $3B for troubled Ground Zero health fund

He vowed to “make a push” to get the funding approved this year.

NYPD captain dies of 9/11-related illness on 21st anniversary of attacks

Capt. Janelle Sanders died of an unspecified ailment, the Captains Endowment Association said in a tweet.

Health care problems persist for Tampa Bay 9/11 survivors enrolled in troubled government program

The multi-billion-dollar government program set up to provide healthcare for more than 100,000 9/11 survivors continues to frustrate Floridians and others across the country.

Rep. Garbarino Urges Action To Fund Health Care for 9/11 First Responders on 21st Anniversary

Rep. Andrew Garbarino joins “Velshi” to discuss funding shortfall facing the World Trade Center Health Program.