9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Luis Alvarez
US Network Pool via AP, Pool
July 01, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress to extend the...
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Luis Alverez
Stefani Reynolds/CNP/AP Images via CNN
June 29, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD bomb squad detective who described for Congress his 9/11-related medical issues during an impassioned appeal for an extension of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53. His death from...
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Jon Stewart
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert's "Late Show" Monday...
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St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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Steve Tawa
February 11, 2019 - 1:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Mediators who handled the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — plus a panel in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that provides aid to survivors of clergy abuse — will now handle similar claims across five Catholic dioceses in New Jersey. The Independent Victim Compensation...
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