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State legislators argue whether to mandate 9-1-1 tax

February 26, 2004
By: Lindsay Shively
State Capital Bureau

State legislators Thursday argued whether or not to mandate cell phone companies charge a 9-1-1 emergency tax. Lindsay Shively has the story.

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Democratic Sen. Wayne Goode from St. Louis County says cell phone companies should consider the 9-1-1 emergency service a cost of business. Rep. Sen. Jon Dolan from St. Charles says that is not the solution.

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Contents: Competition should not have to take care of this.

Legislators set the amendment aside and agreed to seek a compromise. From the state Capitol, I'm Lindsay Shively.