- The North Missourian - http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com -

Lack of 911 Cell Phone Surcharge Costly

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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