Missouri lawmakers pressed to mandate 911 service fee for cell phones

Missouri 911 directors and other emergency officials believe state lawmakers’ fear of raising taxes is keeping Missouri from making needed improvements to emergency phone systems.

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Rallying at the Capitol, the Missouri 911 Directors Association, Missouri National Emergency Numbering Association and Missouri Association of Public Communication Officials went to several lawmakers offices Tuesday hoping to get support for legislation mandating a 911 service fee for cell phone users.


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