House to Hold Emergency Alerting Hearing

May 10, 2017–The House communications and technology subcommittee plans to hold a hearing May 17 on the future of emergency alerting. The hearing is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

“Our communications networks are becoming more advanced and providers are taking advantage of technological innovation and advancements with better targeted, more informative emergency alerts,” said subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.). “I’m looking forward to hearing from a variety of stakeholders as to what improvements have been made and what more can be done to ensure the American public is promptly notified of an emergency situation.”

Courtesy TRDaily