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Lack of 911 Cell Phone Surcharge Costly

Posted By darryl On July 27, 2013 @ 8:10 am In Regional News | No Comments

Missouri is the only state where cell phone users don’t have to pay a surcharge to fund its 911 systems. That leaves it up to a shrinking number of landline users and businesses to pay for a service in which a majority of emergency calls are originating from wireless devices. Many Missouri counties are scrambling to make up the difference between the cost to run emergency 911 services and the

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