Of­fi­cials op­pose pro­posed House Bill 2564

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - FRONT PAGE - By Dan Sokil dsokil@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @Dan­sokil on Twit­ter

Sorg, Lansdale Mayor Garry Her­bert, and of­fi­cials from sev­eral other mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties held a group press con­fer­ence Thurs­day af­ter­noon speak­ing out against the pro­posed House Bill 2564, say­ing it would limit each town’s abil­ity to reg­u­late wire­less com­mu­ni­ca­tion an­ten­nas and tow­ers.

“It dra­mat­i­cally and em­phat­i­cally lim­its the rights of lo­cal mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties, across our great state, by strip­ping us of our right to man­age our in­fra­struc­ture, lim­its our mon­e­ti­za­tion of that in­fra­struc­ture, and fails to pro­tect us from any le­gal ac­tion or BILL >> PAGE 3

Loss of two jour­nal­ists deeply felt

For jour­nal­ists tak­ing on those in po­si­tions of author­ity, some push­back is al­ways an­tic­i­pated.


Am­bler Mayor Jeanne Sorg, at podium, and Lansdale Mayor Garry Her­bert speak to lo­cal man­agers and of­fi­cials about op­pos­ing the pro­posed House Bill 2564.

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