Michigan Senate Approves Bill to Increase 911 Fees

Michigan senators have approved a bill that would increase 911 fees on phone bills.

The vote will now move onto the House for consideration.

If passed, it would increase a 19 cent monthly state surcharge to 25 cents.

It would also allow counties to raise surcharges to 48 cents, a six cent difference from current charges.

The bill would boost annual revenue by $20 million and change how money is handled for 911 services.

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