07 Sep '11, 2am

9/11 Firefighters Suffering From Cancer Denied Health Care | Care2 Causes

9/11 Firefighters Suffering From Cancer Denied Health Care | Care2 Causes

This is a heartbreaking and infuriating story. You read it right: 9/11 firefighters suffering from cancer will not receive health benefits under the Zadroga bill. Last January, President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, putting in place a $4.3 billion commitment to help ailing 9/11 responders and volunteers. Over 50,000 workers responded to the incident as they rescued survivors, recovered victims, and cleaned or cleared the site and surrounding buildings. A Bittersweet Battle And A Bittersweet Victory From The New York Daily News : “It was a bittersweet battle and this is a bittersweet victory,” said Joseph Zadroga, the father of James Zadroga, an NYPD detective who died of 9/11-related illnesses. (….) Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan), one of the main House sponsors of the bill with Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-Manhattan) and Peter King...

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