Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Renews Push For Advanced Network For Emergency CommunicationsSen. Kirsten Gillibrand is hoping the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will compel Congress to finally act on a bill devoting open radio spectrum to the nation's first responders.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls For Wireless Network For First RespondersThe 9/11 Commission Report pointed to shortcomings in the communications systems used by first responders during the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.
Sen. Gillibrand, Commissioner Kelly Want Wireless Network For First RespondersSen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD needs a broadband network that would allow it to communicate with other agencies, including federal law enforcement