Isaac Arnsdorf / ProPublicaMar 17, 2020
In a private Facebook group, firefighters and paramedics shared memes and conspiracy theories doubting the pandemic, raising concerns that they aren’t taking precautions to protect themselves and others. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MATTHEW DALY / The Associated PressJun 11, 2019
The comedian and longtime advocate says "sick and dying" responders traveled to find few House panel members in attendance at the hearing. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Julia Conley / Common DreamsAug 29, 2018
First responders demand action after Verizon throttles data speeds for the fire department during a natural disaster in Santa Clara County, Calif. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Joe Conason / TruthdigDec 23, 2010
To understand the depths of shame and cynicism in the partisan stalling of health legislation for 9/11 first responders, it is only necessary to recall how eagerly Republican politicians once rushed to identify themselves with New York City's finest and bravest. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 21, 2010
Members of the House and Senate may be in for a longer week than they'd hoped for if they don't get some serious legislating done -- and fast. The height of the holiday season may be at hand, but it's also the lame-duck season, which could lead to last-ditch-effort time. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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