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|Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:34 pm Post subject: Coalition of 9/11 Organizations Press Conference 10/24/09
From Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:00 pm to Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:00 pm (included)
|Media Advisory: Event October 24, 2009
Contact: John Feal, (631) 724-3320
After Deaths of Three 9/11 Responders,
FealGood Foundation and Coalition of 9/11 Organizations, Widows of Responders
& Elected Officials to Urge Passage
Of 9/11 Health Bill
New York, NY – On Saturday, October 24th, a coalition including the FealGood Foundation and other 9/11 organizations, World Trade Center responders, and widows of responders who have passed away will gather near Ground Zero to urge Congress to pass H.R. 847, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The 9/11 responders will be joined by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep Jerry Nadler and other elected officials TBA.
Over the last two weeks, three 9/11 responders have died from 9/11-related illnesses, FDNY Richie Mannetta 44 Years old, NYPD officers Robert Grossman 41 and Cory Diaz 37, showing once again the need to pass a comprehensive federal bill to provide health care and compensation to the heroes of 9/11.
WHO: John Feal, FealGood Foundation, 9/11 widows, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep Jerry Nadler, 9/11 organizations representing the FDNY & NYPD, other non-uniformed & uniformed organizations.
WHAT: News Conference
WHEN: Saturday, October 24, 2009
WHERE: Ground Zero, Site 7, across from Path Train Station