Verizon Supports Rockefeller Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Bill

Jan 25, 2011 (03:01 PM EST)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen. John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, on Tuesday (Jan. 25) introduced the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act (S. 28).  The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice president, federal government relations:

"This year marks the tenth anniversary of the events of 9/11, and as a nation we must work together to ensure that the year does not end without addressing the significant communications challenges of the public-safety community. Verizon applauds Chairman Rockefeller for his leadership in addressing this challenge, and we look forward to working with Congress to provide America's first responders with the resources they need to ensure effective, reliable communications now and in the future."

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