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Statement On The Introduction Of The 2019 READI Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the introduction of the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2019 (READI Act):

“Modernizing the emergency alert process is crucial to Americans’ safety and the READI Act is a well-constructed, collaborative approach to solving this critical problem. The internet industry commends Congress’s dedication to studying this issue and thanks Sen. Schatz, Sen. Thune, Rep. McNerney, Rep. Bilirakis, Rep. Gabbard, and Rep. Olson for their leadership on this important legislation.”