LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Bills advancing in Michigan's Legislature would boost 911 fees that are included in phone bills.
The legislation approved 30-6 Wednesday by the Senate goes to the House for consideration next.
It would increase a 19-cent monthly state 911 surcharge to 25 cents and let counties raise 42-cent surcharges to 48 cents. Surcharges also would rise for prepaid phones.
The bill would boost revenue by $20 million annually and change how the money is distributed for 911 emergency services.
Read more her
(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)