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State lawmakers try to address incessant robocalls

Posted: 6:28 PM, Sep 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-06 18:28:36-04

Robocalls: if they seem more common than ever, you're not wrong. According to New York-based tech company Nomorobo, 40 percent of all calls in the US. are illegal, unwanted robocalls.

Friday, state senators held a hearing to figure how lawmakers can address the growing problem.

State Sen. Amy Paulin introduced legislation that would require telecommunication companies to block the calls that they know are nuisance calls.