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Nadler, Maloney, Garbarino, and Gillibrand Introduce the Bipartisan 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the lead sponsors of the bipartisan James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which created the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and reopened the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), announced the introduction of the 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act. This legislation - introduced…

Congressman Nadler Leads Bicameral Letter to Attorney General Garland Seeking DOJ Review of 'State Secrets Privilege'

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for the Department of Justice to review previous administrations' assertion of the "state secrets privilege" in response to litigation brought by the families…

Nadler, Maloney, 9/11 Community Encourage All Those with 9/11-Related Illness to Get Vaccinated

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New York, NY – Today, as individuals with 9/11-related illnesses became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine across New York State, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and its subsequent reauthorizations, and members of the 9/11 community encouraged all those with…

Nadler, Maloney, King Lead NY Delegation in Urging Sec. Mnuchin to Immediately Make FDNY Health Program Whole

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter Kind (R-NY), lead sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, its reauthorization, and the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, today led 23 members of the New York…

Chairman Nadler, Reps. Rose & Pascrell Introduce Legislation to Compensate Public Safety Officers Who Are Disabled or Die from COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Representative Max Rose (D-NY), and Co-Chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), introduced the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020. This legislation would expand an existing federal program to ensure that public safety officers who…

Congressman Nadler Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th

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Washington, D.C. —  Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the 18th anniversary of September 11: "It is hard to believe it has been 18 years. Like many New Yorkers, 9/11 seems both long ago and immediate, a memory and something I live with every day. "I was in Washington that morning and immediately rushed back to New York by train. I saw…

Nadler, Pelosi, Maloney, King and Advocates Celebrate House Passage of the Never Forget the Heroes Act

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Washington, D.C. — Following House passage of the H.R. 1327: Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Peter King (R-NY), joined with first responders, survivors,…

Sponsors of Bill to Fully Fund & Make Permanent 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Announce Name Change to Honor Heroes

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the lead sponsors the bipartisan Never Forget the Heroes Act (H.R. 1327/S. 546) announced that the bill will be renamed as the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. This action by Congressmembers Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Peter…

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