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Arbitrator’s Draft Contract Backs Police Union Into a Corner

Capital NY – November 04, 2015 by Gloria Pazmino and Laura Nahmias The head of the city’s rank-and-file police officer union seems to have lost a bid to get substantial raises for the city’s 24,000 officers. In a draft contract distributed Monday, an independent arbitrator proposed that Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch’s officers follow […]

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Three Gop Congress Members Back Zadroga Act Renewal after Rep. Bob Goodlatte Gets Called an ‘A—Hole’

NY Daily News – November 04, 2015 by Jennifer Fermino Sometimes it pays to drop an a-bomb on Congress. After a staunch 9/11 advocate called the Republican Congressman blocking permanent renewal of the Zadroga Act an “a–hole,” three more pols signed onto a bill to guarantee funding the health plan for heroes. All three of […]

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Toll of 9/11 Heroes Climbs as Zadroga Act Stalls

SI Advance – October 27, 2015 by Tom Wrobleski STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Every day, it seems, we lose another 9/11 hero. It’s like Sept. 11, 2001 never ended at all. We are still losing lives to terrorists. And yet lawmakers in Washington continue to dither when it comes to the Zadroga Act. This month […]

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10 LIRR Lines Shut Down after Chemical Leak

NY Post – October 27, 2015 by Ben Feuerherd an hour Monday morning after a chemical leaked into the agency’s control station in Jamaica, Queens, FDNY officials said. Six people were taken to Jamaica Hospital after they were exposed to the chemical, halon, which is found in fire extinguishers, sources said. All the injuries were […]

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