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Sandy Recovery Must Include Safe Working Conditions

Rory Lancman | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York
Rory Lancman

OSHA and every other federal and state agency involved in recovering from Hurricane Sandy need to enforce our workplace safety rules vigorously for those men and women doing the dirty and dangerous job of getting New York back in order.

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Remembered By Politicians Who Opposed The 9/11 Health Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Feds Expected To Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

Posted 09.11.2012 | New York

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the federal government is expected to recognize a link between exposure to toxic dusts caused b...

Ten Years on, Sick Ground Zero Workers Still Without Proper Care

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

For thousands of workers, this anniversary of 9/11 is an especially deep measure of loss -- not just the immediate loss of life, but years of lost opportunities to make still-neglected victims whole.

Dusty Legacy Of 9/11 Still A Medical Mystery

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Like a lot of New Yorkers who spent time near the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center, Lorraine Ashman needs to take a deep breath bef...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Lawmakers Wanting To Screen 9/11 Responders For Terrorism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

In 2010, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart committed himself fully to advocating for the passage of the Zadroga Bill, a measure that would "provide $7...

Michael McAuliff

9/11 Responders Warned They Will Be Screened For Terrorism Ties (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A provision in the new 9/11 health bill may be adding insult to injury for people who fell sick after their service in the aftermath of ...

Michael McAuliff

Ailing 9/11 Responders Aided By Budget Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new budget passed by Congress Thursday fixes a legislative gaffe that could have killed a new program that helps ailing 9/11 respond...

Zadroga Bill's Passage Raises Question: Who Will Be Covered?

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — There is no doubt that Richard Volpe is sick, and no doubt that the former police detective spent 9/11 breathing in clouds of soot at...

WATCH: Kirsten Gillibrand Praises The Daily Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kirsten Gillibrand visited The Daily Show last night to discuss the success of the 9/11 First Responders Bill. Jon Stewart opened by praising Gilli...