NVFC Names Senator Jay Rockefeller the 2012 Legislator of the Year

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) announced today that Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) will receive the 2012 Legislator of the Year award for his leadership in introducing and passing legislation to create the first ever nationwide broadband communications network to connect public safety officials and first responders during emergencies. Rockefeller's public safety spectrum bill, S. 911, included in the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, was enacted earlier this year and had been a top legislative priority for the NVFC. It will prevent the kind of communications failures that occurred during rescue efforts at Ground Zero on 9/11 and at the Upper Big Branch mine disaste...

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