Sen. Christian McDaniel http://wkms.org en Kentucky Legislator Says 911 Funding Needs Reform; Landline Users Overtaxed http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislator-says-911-funding-needs-reform-landline-users-overtaxed <div class="im" style="color: rgb(80, 0, 80); font-family: georgia, serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px;">A Kentucky Senator told the General Assembly that the state needs to find a new source of funding for the 911 emergency operation centers.&nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px;">Kenton County Republican legislator Christian McDaniel said the statewide taxes placed on traditional landline owners are significantly higher than those on mobile phone users, despite the fact that landline use has steadily deceased.&nbsp; McDaniel said the fees need to be updated to meet the changes in technology.</span></p></div><p>&ldquo;As the&nbsp;landlines&nbsp;continue to dwindle in terms of the usage, the fees are just not keeping up with the cost of doing business,&quot; said McDaniel.</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:07:07 +0000 Rob Canning 35697 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislator Says 911 Funding Needs Reform; Landline Users Overtaxed Legislative Committee Reviewing Ky. Wildlife Agency http://wkms.org/post/legislative-committee-reviewing-ky-wildlife-agency <p></p><p>A legislative committee has ordered a review of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, one of the latest signs of a heightened vigilance of the agency's operations by lawmakers.</p><p>Sen. Christian McDaniel, co-chairman of the Program Review and Investigations Committee, said lawmakers are expected to be briefed on the status of that review during a meeting Thursday.</p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:46:50 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 31963 at http://wkms.org Legislative Committee Reviewing Ky. Wildlife Agency