Flying cars and PSAP fantasies

Bischoff, Glenn
August 2010
Urgent Communications;Aug2010, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p4
Trade Publication
The author suggests for the U.S. federal government to take over the responsibility of providing funds for public-safety communications. In his plan, the author would like the U.S. Congress to enact legislation to create a governing agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He adds that he would like the Congress to establish a tax on all Internet purchases as well as replace the wireless 911 surcharge with an excise tax. According to the author, the best part of his plan is that funds would be spent only on approved projects.


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