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Upton, FCC Commissioner Discuss Public Safety Communications needs

August 15, 2014

In the aftermath of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, when first responders learned they couldn’t communicate with one another on their radios because agencies used different frequencies, the Federal Communications Commission began work to provide a national public safety communications network. It was “a critical recommendation” from the National Commis...

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MLIVE: FCC Commissioner discusses nationwide public safety network with Southwest Michigan first responders

August 15, 2014

By Aaron Mueller - Congressman Fred Upton and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai were in Kalamazoo Friday to discuss with local first responders plans for a nationwide public safety communications network. During the meeting at the Kalamazoo Public Safety 911 Center, Pai and Upton shared details with public safety officials from across Southwest Michigan ab...

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THE HERALD-PALLADIUM: Destination USA

July 27, 2014

By Jim Dalgleish The United States of America is a large, powerful, affluent nation of 300 million people and high ideals. And it's a brand. In 2010, Congress created Brand USA, a private-public partnership to market the nation as an international tourist destination. But the effort is set to expire at the end of September 2015, which would be bad ...

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