911 service rates http://wkms.org en House Bill Would Raise Fees to Pay for 911 http://wkms.org/post/house-bill-would-raise-fees-pay-911 <p></p><p>A measure being filed in the Kentucky House would increase the monthly statewide wireless fee by 30 cents.&nbsp; Proponents say the increase is needed to offset the loss of revenue as a result of declining land-line phone service. &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:30:08 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 38661 at http://wkms.org House Bill Would Raise Fees to Pay for 911 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