9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

July 3, 2014 — Miami Herald — 9/11 health fund picks up decision-making pace
The fund that compensates people with illnesses related to the Sept. 11 attacks released data on Thursday for the last six months showing it has picked up the pace of evaluating applications after a slow start that drew criticism…

July 2, 2014 — DNAInfo New York — City to Revamp Stuyvesant High Auditorium Where 9/11 Dust Concerns Linger
The city is finally replacing hundreds of worn-down seats in Stuyvesant High School’s auditorium — more than a decade after Ground Zero dust filled the space and sparked concerns about contamination and students’ health.

June 28, 2014 — Lehigh Valley Live — Motorcyclists surprise terminally ill Easton native, who as a cop assisted in 9/11 cleanup
Easton native Claudia DePamphilis-Morrison gave tirelessly at ground zero working as a New York City police officer assisting in search and recovery.

June 22, 2014 — Newsday — 9/11 responders, advocates seek workers’ comp benefits
Advocates for 9/11 responders are calling on the state and its Workers’ Compensation Board to vigorously track down World Trade Center volunteers who might have been wrongly denied benefits.

June 17, 2014 — Huffington Post — Congressman Running For GOP Leadership Because Of 9/11 Opposed 9/11 Bill
In one of his earliest acts as a member of Congress in 2010, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) voted against the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act that passed that year.