A July 9 WBAL 1090 AM article discusses Governor Martin O’Malley’s upcoming homeland security presentation at the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association. Governor O’Malley, who is co-chair of the Association’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security and Public Safety, will focus on interoperable communications. When a disaster or emergency requires a coordinated response from federal, state, and local authorities, the need for those authorities to have compatible communications systems is vital.
Governor O’Malley and roughly 40 other governors from across the country are converging on Boston this weekend for the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association. …
On Saturday Governor O’Malley will join his co-chair on the NGA Subcommittee on Homeland Security and Public Safety for a presentation on interoperable communications.
Interoperability was a MACo legislative initiative in 2004 and 2005.