Blumenthal: Trump’s Budget Endangers 9/11 Responder Health Program

Feb 21, 2018
Natalie Cioffari / WSHU

President Trump’s budget proposal calls for a restructuring of the World Trade Center Health Program that provides medical treatment to 9/11 first responders and survivors.

Philip Kamrass / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo, in what has become an annual event for the New York governor, led a motorcycle ride along the path of a New York City firefighter rescue team, to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Mark Lennihan / AP

New York and Connecticut residents mark the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks at events across the region today.

Craig Ruttle / AP

Firefighters from around the country attended the funeral for Ray Pfeifer in Hicksville on Long Island. Pfeifer was a retired New York City firefighter who became a leading advocate for 9/11 health care.

Bryan R. Smith / AP

Thousands of 9/11 families and first responders have filed a federal lawsuit against Saudi Arabia, alleging that the country funded the hijackers responsible for the World Trade Center attack.