Missile alerts would fall to feds under defense bill
By Sophie Cocke firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 11, 2019
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A smartphone screen capture shows the retraction of a false incoming ballistic missile emergency alert sent from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency system on Jan. 13, 2018.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, pictured in July arriving on Capitol Hill for a meeting, authored a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that would give the federal government the responsibility to alert the public of a missile threat.