Gov. Rick Snyder late Tuesday signed Senate Bill 636, which will allow telephone companies to eliminate landline phone service with only 90 days' notice beginning in 2017.
The Michigan House voted to pass a bill on Tuesday that would allow phone companies to eliminate landline telephone service with only 90 days' notice starting in 2017.
LANSING, MI -- AARP Michigan announced today it is sending letters to members of the State Senate Energy & Technology Committee notifying them that their vote on Senate Bill 636 is designated a “key vote.” By designating the telecommunications bill a key vote, AARP will inform members and the public about how lawmakers vote on this critical bill.
AARP Michigan strongly opposes Senate Bill 636, which would eliminate minimal consumer protections and cut landline service that is so important to seniors across the state, especially in rural areas.
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