National Emergency Number Association (NENA)

Demise of Biden spending plan stalls next-gen 911 funding


After Sen. Joe Manchin's declaration that he won't vote for the White House's Build Back Better Act, proponents of next-generation 911 technology will have to find a new funding source.

Why 911's 'tragic' shortcomings need immediate attention


Brian Fontes, CEO of the National Emergency Number Association, urged lawmakers this week to make time during the pandemic for legislation to update the country's aged 911 infrastructure.

As pandemic threatens budgets, 911 services begin scaling back


Emergency call centers already reporting challenges getting enough cleaning supplies and staff say they're now redrawing their plans as tax revenues collapse.