Steve Barrar http://wesa.fm en As Technology Advances, 911 Centers Struggle to Keep Up http://wesa.fm/post/technology-advances-911-centers-struggle-keep <p>State lawmakers want Pennsylvanians to be able to contact 911 via Skype on their computers or Facetime on their smartphones, but they haven't figured out how to pay for it.<br><br>A hearing on Tuesday will bring county emergency responders into the mix as lawmakers discuss how to change the funding mechanisms for the statewide network of county-run 911 response centers.<br><br>Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Delaware) said the scheduled end of one revenue source for the centers is prompting the evaluation of the overall funding model.<br> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:27:53 +0000 Mary Wilson 13916 at http://wesa.fm