Public Safety Communications: Are the Needs of Our First Responders Being Met? Hearing Before the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, March 30, 2011   [open pdf - 331KB]

From the opening statement of Peter T. King: "The committee is meeting today to hear testimony on the state of public safety communications in order to identify where progress has been made since the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, and where shortfalls remain. We will examine issues such as the reallocation of the D Block, the need for a National interoperable public safety wireless broadband network, the National broadband plan and the extent of coordination between Federal, State, and local partners." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Peter T. King, Bennie G. Thompson, John E. "Jack" Parow, William "Bill" D. Carrow, Paul H. Fitzgerald, Gregory L. Simay, Jim Mullen, and Laura Richardson.

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