Funding is a big concern among emergency response agencies and Arizona 9-1-1 administrator Barbara Jaeger, the current NENA president, noted 9-1-1 is always "at the back end" in public safety budgeting. That trend might change as the country moves to a nationwide broadband network for first responders, according to this article. Meanwhile, a National 9-1-1 Program committee is studying funding issues and includes members with financial and economic backgrounds.

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