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08.11.14 Sophie Weiner

More complaints have emerged about the 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero reports the Daily News. First responders and their families were outraged to discover several explanatory panels in the museum that cast doubt on the connection between air quality at Ground Zero following the attacks and the first responders’ subsequent health issues. Kimberly Flynn and […]

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06.17.13 Andy Cush

Michael Grimm, the possibly mob-affiliated Staten Island Republican who has ginned up the outrage machine over “offensive” art, painted some teenaged vandalism of his office as a Democratic plot, and had his campaign funding repeatedly investigated on the federal level, is up to his old tricks again. Allegedly pissed off that he wasn’t invited to […]

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09.10.12 Andy Cush

Today, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer announced that the federal government–despite the findings of its own official report–will include 50 additional types of cancer to the coverage provided by the Zadroga Act, which provides healthcare and financial aid for Ground Zero workers. “Anybody who got sick because of their heroic actions has been financially […]

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