Reps. Maloney, Nadler, Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum, elected officials and union leaders urge sick and injured 9/11 responders and survivors to register for compensation under Zadroga act before Oct. 3 deadline
I wanted to share with you a Press Advisory from Representative Carolyn Maloney’s office about a press conference this Monday regarding the upcoming October 3rd deadline for registering with the VCF.
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR SEPT. 9, 2013
Press Contact – Nick Moroni (212) 860-0606, (646) 831-1649
REPS. MALONEY, NADLER, VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND SPECIAL MASTER SHEILA BIRNBAUM, ELECTED OFFICIALS AND UNION LEADERS URGE SICK AND INJURED 9/11 RESPONDERS AND SURVIVORS TO REGISTER FOR COMPENSATION UNDER ZADROGA ACT BEFORE OCT. 3 DEADLINE
New York, NY – Just days before the 12th Anniversary of the horrific attacks of 9/11, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum, union leaders and 9/11 first responders will hold a press conference on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, 11 a.m., at Silverstein Family Park, in front of 7 World Trade Center, near the PATH train, to remind the brave 9/11 first responders and survivors of the Oct. 3, 2013 deadline for most to register for compensation through the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
Congressman Jerry Nadler
Sheila Birnbaum, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master
Lee Clarke, District Council 37, AFSCME Safety and Health Director and 911 Health Watch Board Member
Jim Melius, Administrator of New York State Health Laborers Health and Safety Trust
Catherine McVay Hughes, Chair of Manhattan Community Board 1
John Feal, 9/11 First Responder Advocate
Multilingual Group of Community Advocates who will speak in Spanish, Mandarin and Polish
9/11 First Responders
Congresswoman Maloney, Congressman Nadler, Special Master Birnbaum, labor leaders, advocates, and 9/11 first responders and survivors will remind those affected by 9/11 to seek economic compensation through the Zadroga Act by the Oct. 3, 2013 deadline.
Silverstein Family Park, 7 World Trade Center, near the PATH Train