THE CITY Covers NYLPI Testimony Urging Accessible 911 for People with DisabilitiesNovember 12, 2019
“Every single day that New York City delays implementing this service is another day that New Yorkers’ very lives hang in the balance,” said Maureen Belluscio, an attorney with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
Belluscio, who at the hearing cited THE CITY’s coverage of the issue, accused the de Blasio administration of using “the bureaucratic quagmire as an excuse for not providing services.”
NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Christopher Schuyler also provided compelling testimony about the critical need for Text-to-911 for those who stutter or have other communication impairments.
This story was originally published on November 12, 2019 by THE CITY. Read the full text below.
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