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    New York Senators Fight for Spending Bill to Protect 9/11 Health Care Program

    By Michael Barasch

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (New York) urged his colleagues in Congress to pass a spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown and provide $3.7 billion needed for the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (New York) has also worked tirelessly to protect health care access for the 9/11 community.  There […]

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    Call on Congress to Fully Fund 9/11 Health Care

    By Michael Barasch

    There are currently 117,000 9/11 first responders and survivors enrolled in the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program – most of them union members. The program offers free health care for chronic health conditions resulting from exposure to Ground Zero toxins, including cancer, respiratory and aerodigestive illnesses, acute traumatic injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, and mental health […]

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    Funds for 9/11 Victims Added to Build Back Better Proposal

    By Michael Barasch

    The bipartisan “9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act” has been added to the Build Back Better infrastructure proposal now under consideration in Congress. The $2.86 billion bill would fund the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program, providing free, comprehensive health care and economic security for 9/11 first responders and survivors and their families. […]

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    New York Elected Officials Renew Call to Protect 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    As the nation honored the twentieth remembrance of September 11, 2001, a bipartisan group of New York State elected officials called for additional resources to fully fund the World Trade Center Health Program. The health program provides medical treatment and monitoring for more than 100,000 responders and survivors who have been diagnosed with 9/11-related conditions, […]

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    Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Fights for World Trade Center Health Program

    By Michael Barasch

    A bipartisan Congressional delegation recently introduced legislation to increase funding for the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program, providing security for more than 400,000 9/11 first responders and survivors and their families. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, and Congressman Andrew Garbarino and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are the lead sponsors of the “9/11 Responder […]

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    Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Urges World Trade Center Health Program to Expedite Decision on Covering Uterine Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has publicly called on the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program to expedite its decision on whether to include uterine cancer as a covered condition eligible for free health care. The group of representatives from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut – led by Congresswoman Mikie […]

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