9-1-1 services http://wfpl.org en With Landline Phones in Decline, Officials Seek New 9-1-1 Funding Streams http://wfpl.org/post/landline-phones-decline-officials-seek-new-9-1-1-funding-streams <p>As the administrators of local 9-1-1 services hold their annual conference in Frankfort this week, a state lawmaker says they‘re facing a funding crisis.</p><p>9-1-1 services in Kentucky are supported mostly through a fee on landline phones, but Sen. Tom Buford says that is no longer a stable source of revenue.</p><p>"We are growing in a terrible situation of how to fund these 9-1-1 services, as land-based phones are disappearing," Buford told lawmakers this week.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:53:28 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Dan Conti 3359 at http://wfpl.org With Landline Phones in Decline, Officials Seek New 9-1-1 Funding Streams