First Responders


9/11 First Responder Lessons Learned, But Still Room for Improvement

Saturday, October 01, 2011

This week, the New York City Council got an update on how much progress the Bloomberg administration has make in resolving three of the main first responder communications problems identified during the attacks on. But others argue there are still improvements that need to be made.

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First Responders Finding Transit-less Ways to Work

Friday, August 26, 2011


With the entire New York City transit system set to shut down at noon on Saturday, first responders are planning alternate ways to get to work.



Bloomberg Says Victims' Families Get Priority in 9/11 Ceremony

Friday, August 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the decision not to include most first responders in the official September 11 ceremony for tenth anniversary of the attacks this year.

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The Takeaway

Backers Urge Passage of 9/11 First Responders' Bill by Christmas

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

With Christmas just days away, the lame-duck Congress has been working around the clock to get promised pieces of legislation pushed through. But one notable bill that hasn't been checked off the to-do list is the 9/11 First Responders' Bill. If passed, it would provide health care to thousands of firefighters, policemen and emergency workers who suffer health problems because of their work at Ground Zero. Will Congress deliver?


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