News & Updates


February 25, 2019 -- Daily Caller -- Jon Stewart Joins Forces With 9/11 First Responders On Capitol Hill To Fight For Funding For Victims Of Terrorism
Comedian Jon Stewart visited Capitol Hill with Sept. 11 first responders to speak to Republican lawmakers about conserving health insurance funding for those affected by the terrorist attacks Monday.

February 25, 2019 -- MSNBC -- Jon Stewart and lawmakers fight for 9/11 first responders’ care
Jon Stewart has been fighting for years to fully compensate 9/11 first responders for a variety of serious health issues resulting from their heroic acts in those terrible days, and months afterward during the cleanup.

February 25, 2019 -- TPM -- Will Senate Republicans Jerk Around 9/11 Survivors Again?
For the third time over the last two decades, first responders and other survivors of the September 11, 2001 attacks have come to Congress to ask for help.

February 25, 2019 -- NBC News -- Jon Stewart Urges Congress To Fund 9/11 Victim Program
Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill Monday to demand Congress provide additional funding for survivors and first responders of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

February 25, 2019 -- Patch -- Permanently Fund 9/11 Victims’ Compensation: Pols
Politicians, advocates and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart called on Congress to permanently fund a federal program for 9/11 victims and their families on Monday — days after the program’s chief revealed the stockpile is drying up.

February 25, 2019 -- WNYT - Albany, NY -- Money issues plague fund helping 9/11 responders with health problems
The importance of the 9/11 Victims’ Fund is personal for a now-retired New York State trooper from Queensbury.

February 25, 2019 -- NBC News -- Jon Stewart Demands Congress Fund 9/11 Victim Program ‘Properly’
Comedian Jon Stewart went to Capitol Hill to demand Congress provide additional funding for survivors and first responders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

February 25, 2019 -- Carolyn B. Maloney -- 9/11 Responders & Survivors, Jon Stewart Join Members of Congress to Unveil the Bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act and Call for Swift Passage
Reps. Maloney, Nadler, King and Sens. Gillibrand, Gardner, Schumer announce bipartisan legislation to fully fund and permanently reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and prevent announced cuts to compensation awards.

February 25, 2019 -- HuffPost -- Jon Stewart Blasts Congress’ Inaction On 9/11 First Responders Bill: ‘It’s Bulls**t’
The comedian visited Capitol Hill to demand lawmakers pass funding for sick 9/11 first responders and their families.

February 25, 2019 -- CBS Austin -- Watch: Jon Stewart joins lawmakers to call for 9/11 survivors bill to be passed into law
Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart joins lawmakers introducing the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act and call for its swift passage.