08/19/2011 10:58 am ET Updated Oct 19, 2011

Tom Ridge: Congress Has 'Failed' 9/11 First Responders In Wireless Communications Battle

The nation's first Secretary of Homeland Security said Congress has "failed" America's first responders by not acting on legislation that would dedicate wireless communications spectrum to a nationwide, interoperable, public safety network and said it is unlikely anything will pass before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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