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New Yorkers Need Ability to Text 911 Messages: Schumer

Orlando’s nightclub massacre demonstrates the need to enable 911 emergency call centers to receive text messages, New York’s senior senator said Sunday.

Moments before the start of New York City’s Gay Pride Parade, Sen. Charles Schumer urged the Federal Communications Commission to allow residents to text 911 dispatchers during emergencies. 

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