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Press Release, Statement

Press Release, Statement

July 9, 2019

CTIA Statement on 9-1-1 SAVES Act .

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Kelly Cole
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

WASHINGTON D.C.– Please attribute the following statement to CTIA® Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Kelly Cole.

“CTIA supports the 9-1-1 SAVES Act, which will ensure that 9-1-1 dispatchers and operators are reclassified and appropriately recognized for their life-saving contributions to our communities. These skilled telecommunicators are a vital part of the public safety workforce, and we thank Senators Burr and Klobuchar and Representatives Torres and Fitzpatrick for their bipartisan efforts in support of this worthy cause.”

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