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James Zadroga

Inside Jon Stewart's Lobbying Trip To Congress

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jon Stewart does not like Congress very much, which should come as no surprise to anyone who regularly watched him on television or saw ...

Chuck Schumer Says No Point To Congress If Legislators Can't Renew 9/11 Health Funding

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) charged Wednesday that if lawmakers can’t renew health treatment funding for 9/11 first responders and sur...

Jon Stewart Sums Up Legislative Process: 'So F*****g Boring'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jon Stewart learned a new reason Wednesday to respect the heroes of 9/11 who have spent years lobbying Congress to help ailing responder...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Responders Still Waiting For Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's been 11 years since terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center towers, and more than a year-and-a-half since President Barac...

Michael McAuliff

Sept. 11 Fund Could Cover Cancer Victims, 9/11 Czar Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new czar of the Sept. 11 Victims' Compensation Fund is offering hope to 9/11 responders who are dying from cancer as their fatal dis...

Senate Republicans Spread Ground Zero Gloom

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York bashing is back. The GOP scuttling of the 9/11 health bill suggests it makes sense to sue to get your due. Not the message the trial-lawyer-averse Republicans might have wanted to send, but they sent it.

Needed: A GOP Ground Zero Hero

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The 9/11 health bill faces a vote in the Senate. Democratic backers are one Republican vote short of passage.

The Time to Pass the 9/11 Health Bill Is Now

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

This should not be a partisan fight. We have an undeniable, moral obligation to provide our 9/11 heroes with all the care they need.

GOP: Ground Zero Hypocrites

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

With all their vitriol about a mosque near Ground Zero, leading Republicans seem to forget that twenty-one days ago, 155 Republican representatives voted to defeat the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.

A New Mayor Mike: Terrorism Tough Guy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Why is Bloomberg -- who in his two terms as mayor ceded virtually all law enforcement authority to NYPD Commissioner Kelly -- now becoming a Terrorism Tough Guy?