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Some have waited years for coverage while undergoing expensive treatments.

About 12,000 staff for first responder agencies and 2,100 sanitation workers face the prospect of unpaid leave starting Monday

"We can’t rule out the possibility of some operational disruption," said City Councilmember Mark Levine.

First responders who worked at Ground Zero frequently run into red tape as they develop chronic conditions such as cancer. These long-term illnesses tend to emerge well after exposure to health hazards, making it hard to prove cause and effect.

9/11 first responders will get their own memorial sometime in the near future, Governor Cuomo announced today.

First responders and civillians at the World Trade Center on 9/11 are more likely to have cancer than the general New York State population.

President Obama signs the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

McCain during the Don't Ask Don't Tell hearings (AP) Last week,

Forty-one Republican Senators voted against the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and

Responders at the WTC site (photo: EPA) The long-running dispute over