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Next-gen 911 Funding: The $15 billion question

Laurie Flaherty  (911 Program Manager, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

Dan Henry  (*, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association)

Date: Wednesday, September 29

Time: 2:45pm - 4:00pm

Track: Funding, 911 & Emergency Communications

Format: 75-Minute Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

Trillions of dollars in federal stimulus money have been approved since 2020, and trillions more are being proposed in various infrastructure bills and jobs plans. Will this finally be the year when much-anticipated next-generation 911 (NG911) funding from the federal government happens, either as a standalone bill or as part of a larger spending package? Attendees will get an update on the legislative status of NG911 funding proposals and how they would be implemented, with experts sharing insights about the challenges associated with making federal NG911 funding a reality.