9/11 Cancers

Getting the Job Done – Speaker Paul Ryan Supports Extension of the 9/11 Zadroga Act

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In the wake of the Paris ISIS attacks, Speaker Ryan has come out in strong support of a James Zadroga 9/11 Extension bill. Thank you Speaker Ryan!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Colon Cancer, FDNY, First Responders, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Thyroid Cancer, Uncategorized, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga Act Extension

Senator Marco Rubio Announces Support for Zadroga Act Extension to Protect 9/11 Cancer Victims

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In light of the recent ISIS attacks in Paris, and the strong likelihood that the United States will need it’s first responders to selflessly rescue and recover more American victims in the future after future attacks similar to 9/11, the need to pass the Zadroga Act re-authorization is more urgent than ever. Medical care for 9/11 responders has already expired. It is time that the House and Senate work out any legislative differences and allow the Zadroga Act Extension bill to come to the vote on the floor.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga Act Extension

Why are Congressional Leaders Turning Their Back on Marci Simms and the 9/11 Zadroga Act?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

So, I respectfully ask Speaker Ryan if he plans to support or oppose the current overwhelmingly bipartisan James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Re-authorization Act bill? Are the House Republicans an “opposition party or a proposition party” as he has promised?

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, FDNY, Lung Cancer, NYPD, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility, Zadroga Act Extension, Zadroga Extension Bill

New House Speaker Paul Ryan Needs to Lead on Zadroga 9/11 Extension Bill

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Our new House Speaker Paul Ryan has the power persuade his House leadership to do the right thing on the 9/11 Zadroga Act extension. The rank and file are already on board. He must reject newly introduced anti-majoritarian bills on this moral issue.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Prostate Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility, Zadroga Act Extension