More of Michael Haub's remains were identified last week, and family and friends gathered in New York City to honor him at a memorial service on Tuesday.
The measure is expected to pass the full House. The fund established to compensate sick and dying Sept. 11 first responders is nearing depletion with about 19,000 unpaid claims to address.
Stewart, a longtime advocate for victims and first responders of the 2001 attacks, said it was "shameful" more lawmakers didn't attend.
The fund is reducing awards as it faces a surge in claims before the fund's 2020 expiration date.
Usama Canon is the founding director of the Ta'leef Collective, a "third place" for Muslims between mosque and home. After an ALS disagnosis, he's reflecting on his work.