For Immediate Release
October 5, 2016
Contact: Dave Gilliard
Phone: (916) 626-6804
CERES, CA – – Today U.S. Representative Jeff Denham announced receiving the endorsement of the Ceres Professional Firefighters Local 3636. The Ceres Professional Firefighters represent the first responders of the community of Ceres. Ceres Professional Firefighters joins the Manteca Firefighters and the Tracy Firefighters in support of Rep. Jeff Denham.
President Michael Miller stated in the endorsement, “Your co-sponsorship of the James Zardoga Act shows your integrity and intent to do the right thing for first responders who have been injured, become ill, or paid the ultimate price in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.”
Named after NYC Police officer James Zardoga and co-authored by Rep. Denham the Zardoga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act renewed healthcare benefits for first responders who worked in recovery operations in the days after September 11 and were exposed to toxins at the wreckage site. James Zardoga died at the age of 34 from believed complications from exposure to toxins inhalation.
For more information about the campaign for the 10th Congressional District please visit www.DenhamforCongress.com.