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Backers Of New 9/11 Bill Link Effort To Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With reaction to the attacks in Paris as a backdrop, lawmakers and 9/11 responders made a new push Tuesday to pass a permanent 9/11 heal...

Congress Shorted 9/11 Responders By $12 Billion

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

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Paul Ryan's Chairmen Do End Run On 9/11 Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) newly empowered committee chairmen took immediate advantage Thursday of the freshly elected l...

How A Dead Man's Wheelchair Could Help Pass A New 9/11 Health Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics

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Most GOP 2016 Hopefuls STILL Won't Back 9/11 Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

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Jon Stewart: Congress Is Treating Health Program For 9/11 Responders Like 'Just Another' Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

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Jon Stewart Warns 9/11 Heroes Of 'Toxic Bulls**t' From Congress

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

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Most Of The 2016 GOP Field Has Little To Say About Helping 9/11 Heroes

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With one month left to go before the health treatment program for Sept. 11 first responders is set to expire, and with Congress slow-wa...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Remembered By Politicians Who Opposed The 9/11 Health Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's leading Republicans marked the 11th anniversary of 9/11 with the words "never forget" on their lips -- most of those using...

US Wants 9/11 Health Program To Include 50 Cancers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — People who were stricken with cancer after being exposed to the toxic ash that exploded over Manhattan when the World Trade Center co...

9/11 Panel Considers Cancer Coverage Under Zadroga Act

| Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin LOWER MANHATTAN — An advisory panel examining which conditions should be covered by the Zadroga Act appeared close Wednesday to r...

Michael McAuliff

$2.8 Billion Sept. 11 Fund Opens Doors | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new September 11 Victim Compensation Fund took its first major step to begin helping people sickened and dying from the rescue and r...

Lynne Peeples

For 9/11 Cancer Sufferers, The Struggle For Help Continues | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

Mike Burke was enjoying a round of golf with fellow firefighters when two hijacked planes struck the twin towers ten years ago. "We immediately le...

Lynne Peeples

9/11 Health Watch: Ensuring The Zadroga Act Fulfills Its Promise To Responders | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

After a nearly decade-long battle, supporters of the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act celebrated its passage into law this January. Now, they...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighter Cancer Tied To Ground Zero Exposure | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, selflessly exposing themselves to the toxic dust that clouded Ground Zero, were 19 percent m...