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Ava Lawson

Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act Extended until 2090

Congress voted to extend The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, providing much-needed medical coverage to individuals with Ground Zero-related health illnesses for the next 75 years. Enacted by President Barack Obama in 2011, the act ensures that the heroes of 9/11 continue to receive treatment services for chronic... Read more »

Why Nursing Home Reform is Critical

New York state nursing homes repeatedly violate legal standards of care and act with practical impunity, says Laurie Kash, who has pursued wide-scale nursing home reform for nearly a decade. Kash’s plight began when her own mother suffered the indescribable horrors of elder neglect and malpractice while at a nursing... Read more »