News & Updates


March 3, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- Jon Stewart sticks by praise for Trump administration’s handling of 9/11 fund
Jon Stewart, no fan of President Trump, on Sunday stuck by his praise for the Trump administration’s handling of the cash-strapped program that aids ill and dying 9/11 responders.

March 3, 2019 -- salon -- The health requirements of 10 thousand victims or a border wall? Why is this a hard economic choice?
The WTC victims compensation fund has come up short by about $5 billion, why is that number so familiar?

March 1, 2019 -- WBUR -- Giving 9/11 First Responders The Health Care They Need
Illnesses connected to the rubble at ground zero are soaring.

March 1, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- Duty vs. dereliction: Tom Cotton does the right thing for 9/11 heroes; Mark Meadows gives voice to selfishness
As urgency builds to make permanent and fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, callow and courageous lawmakers are making their positions known.

February 28, 2019 -- Fast Company -- New York’s 9/11 memorial had a tragic flaw. Here’s the plan to fix it
The original design had a serious oversight: It didn’t pay homage to the first responders and rescue workers who survived 9/11.

February 28, 2019 -- Post Star - Glens Falls, New York -- Editorial: 9/11 first responders deserve our full support
Jon Stewart has been an advocate and truth-teller for the Sept. 11 first responders who are suffering from cancer and respiratory ailments from inhaling toxic dust at Ground Zero.

February 28, 2019 -- Vindicator - Youngstown, Ohio -- Congress must fully fund program for 9/11 victims
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America’s mainland claimed 2,996 lives, including those of the 19 hijackers of the four commercial jetliners used as weapons of mass destruction. In addition, 6,000 people were injured.

February 28, 2019 -- NY Times -- With Ground Zero Payments Slashed, a Push to Replenish a 9/11 Fund
It has been more than 17 years since the World Trade Center collapsed in the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, and since 2011, a rededicated fund has compensated emergency personnel and others who responded to the scene…

February 28, 2019 -- silive.com -- Islanders push for extension of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Ernest Inzerillo, 79, was working with the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority in 2001 when the September 11 attacks took place.

February 28, 2019 -- NY Times -- Give Sept. 11 Survivors the Help They Deserve
A fund to aid the thousands sickened from the toxic dust of the World Trade Center attack is running out of money.