"Public Safety Alliance"
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On July 28, just two months in advance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Public Safety Alliance will hold a discussion on wireless spectrim and public safety that will shed light on the importance of building a 20 MHz nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network immediately from technical, operational and economic perspectives.Read full article
The Public Safety Alliance today applauded and strongly supports Congressmen John D. Dingell (D-MI 15) and Gene Green (D-TX 29) for their introduction of companion legislation to Senate bill S. 911.Read full article
I need your help to call, e-mail and write Congressional Representative(s) to request them to support the allocation of D Block and funding to build out a state-of-the-art nationwide broadband network for first responders.Read full article
On June 16, Vice President Joe Biden and other top Obama administration officials met with APCO International Immediate Past President Richard Mirgon and other leaders of the Public Safety Alliance (PSA) at the White House to discuss the future of S. 911: The Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act of 2011.Read full article
During the June 8 executive session of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the committee voted 21 to 4 in favor of sending S. 911, the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act of 2011, to the Senate for consideration. Multiple amendments were accepted to the original legislation (S.28) to shape its current form during the hearing.Read full article
Washington, D.C. — The Public Safety Alliance congratulates the overwhelming majority of Republican and Democratic members on the Senate Commerce Committee for working together in passage of S.911, supporting the nation’s first responders’ top priority communications issue.Read full article
Alexandria, Va. — As another hearing is undertaken, and in the aftermath of a second hearing on spectrum policy held last week by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, the Public Safety Alliance today responded to statements, reports and assertions made by those who continue to question public safety’s need for spectrum and funding to achieve nationwide mission-critical broadband capabilities.Read full article