Zadroga Act


9/11 Health Bill Falls Short in Senate

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Senate Republicans blocked the long-awaited 9/11 health care and compensation bill, making good on a pledge to reject all legislation until the Bush-era tax cuts are passed.



Zadroga Bill Poised for Crucial Senate Vote

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

The U.S. Senate has postponed a vote on the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Bill until Thursday. It was originally expected to take place on Wednesday.

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Health Care for 9/11 Workers? Not so Fast

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Most recently, Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand, who've been working hard to get this passed, have proposed a whole bunch of options, sort of a menu list, and told Republicans to pick and choose from this and we'll make up the money in some other way. But given the atmosphere in Washington at this time, I think Republicans are going to be reluctant to go along with anything that looks like a tax increase or might cost any jobs.

-Anthony DePalma, speaking about a bill that would provide health benefits to 9/11 responders, on The Brian Lehrer Show.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Zadroga Bill Needs One More Vote

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Anthony DePalma, writer-in-residence at Seton Hall University and the author of City of Dust: Illness, Arrogance, and 9/11, talks about the James Zadroga bill to compensate those harmed by the 9/11 dust cloud.

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