9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

Schumer - 9/11 VCF Vote
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 21, 2019 - 4:56 pm
A vote in the Senate is on the way this week to give permanent funding to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday that he is optimistic about what’s ahead.
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FDNY Firefighter Richard Driscoll
FDNY
July 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
A retired FDNY firefighter who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks has died, making him the 200th member of the department to succumb to WTC-related illness.
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July 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — A retired FDNY firefighter, who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, has died, making him the 200th member of the department to succumb to World Trade Center attack-related illness. “It is almost incomprehensible that after losing 343 members...
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Jon Stewart 9/11 VCF
Zach Gibson/Getty Images
June 12, 2019 - 12:46 pm
The House Judiciary Committee voted to advance legislation Wednesday that would replenish the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund after an emotional hearing Tuesday.
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Jon Stewart
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
June 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Jon Stewart will join sickened first responders and students to ask Congress to expand the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund which has nearly run dry at a hearing Tuesday.
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9/11 Compensation Fund
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
June 10, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The dwindling 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund will be the focus of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday and first responders continue to fight to replenish the fund.
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9/11 cancer
Chuck Kennedy/MCT/Sipa USA
May 10, 2019 - 4:39 pm
A new report shows the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is being drained and is desperately in need of a cash infusion.
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First responders Washington
WCBS 880
April 24, 2019 - 2:17 pm
More than 20 9/11 first responders are back in Washington on Wednesday to lobby for a replenished victims compensation fund .
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Chris Pedota-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Act has reached a critical milestone in Washington after gaining support from a majority of House members.
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Court House
Dreamstime
April 10, 2019 - 2:36 pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court says a lower court was wrong to tell the widow of a World Trade Center attack victim how she could use nearly $1.3 million in Sept. 11 victim compensation funds earmarked for her daughter.
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