More than 2,000 survivors and first responders have passed away from illnesses directly related to the toxic fallout from 9/11. Thousands more are battling health problems to this day. The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund will provide them with permanent support.
Bill would fund firearm crime victim compensation with new tax on guns #news3now
Oklahoma's victim compensation fund appears to be disproportionately denying compensation to black victims of crime, often by falsely claiming that they're affiliated with a gang.
New York City first responders celebrate as President Donald Trump displays the 'Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act' during a signing ceremony in the Rose Garden. More photos of the day: 📷 @ReutersBarria
@MeghanMcCain says she thinks about the late 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez’s son “almost every day” as the co-hosts discuss comments Pres. Trump made during the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill signing.
#ICYMI - President Trump signed the extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund into law on Monday at a ceremony in the Rose Garden. The measure will cover those suffering from 9/11 related illnesses through 2092.
President Trump signed into law the permanent authorization of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, which provides financial support for families who lost their loved ones as a result of the September 11 attacks. #NeverForget
WATCH: Jon Stewart's full statement before House cmte., demanding additional funding for 9/11 victim compensation fund, which is set to expire next year. "Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: Time! It's the one thing they're running out of."
Jon Stewart testifies for September 11 Victim Compensation Fund: "Accountability doesn’t appear to be something that occurs in this chamber…I'm sorry if I sound angry and undiplomatic, but I am angry, and you should be too."
Our @JvittalTV on Thursday questioned Kentucky Senator Rand Paul about his objection to an attempt to quickly pass a bill ensuring the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of money. Here is video of their exchange.
‘You should be ashamed of yourselves.’ — Jon Stewart went off on Congress for not yet renewing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Jon Stewart concludes his statement, urging Congress for more funding for the Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund, to a standing ovation. "They responded [to 9/11 attacks] in 5 seconds. They did their jobs, with courage, grace, tenacity, humility ... 18 years later, do yours!"
"To be quite frank, it's embarrassing that it hasn't been done already." - Jon Stewart's at Congress today demanding that they permanently authorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. This is not complicated. Congress, do the right thing.