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Sep 30, 2015 In The News
It’s official: the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act has expired. Today, Congress missed an important deadline to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, and soon the first responders and survivors of the worst terrorist attack on American soil in our history will receive notice -- the programs that provide healthcare and offer financial support to our 9/11 heroes are expiring.
Sep 24, 2015 In The News
Pope Francis will start his second full day in the United States by doing something no pope has ever done -- address a joint session of Congress.
Sep 18, 2015 In The News
U.S. Rep. Peter King is spearheading the latest effort to expand a federal tax credit for those who take public transportation to work, a change that would affect hundreds of thousands of New York City-area commuters, including LIRR riders.
Sep 14, 2015 In The News
We have seen the tragic footage of Syrian refugees fleeing the Assad regime and ISIL.
Sep 8, 2015 In The News
Marcy Borders was a bank clerk. But for 14 years, she was known as "the dust lady," because of the well-known photo that captured her image after she escaped from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Borders died last month from stomach cancer. She was 42.
Sep 8, 2015 In The News
Rep. Peter King, invoking the Boston Marathon terrorist bombing, warned against the wholesale admission of Syrian migrants into the United States.
With more than two dozen ailing cops and firefighters looking on, Joe Zadroga said he will gladly describe to any D.C. legislators what it’s like to “watch your son die over a five-year period for not having the proper care.”
Sep 4, 2015 In The News
The surge of refugees fleeing Syria and other war-torn regions is putting immense pressure not only on Europe but also the United States, as the Obama administration faces calls to take a more active role in the humanitarian crisis.
Sep 2, 2015 In The News
Sen. Charles Schumer, a key opponent of the Iran nuclear deal, issued a terse statement Wednesday expressing respect for the views of his colleagues after a 34th Senate Democrat announced support for it on Wednesday, effectively ending Congress' ability to block the agreement.
Top Obama administration officials pitched members of Congress on a controversial nuclear deal with Iran Wednesday, but some lawmakers said Secretary of State Kerry's sales job rubbed them the wrong way.