Monroe County lawmakers approve cell phone tax hike

Posted at: 06/18/2013 7:09 PM

If you live in Monroe County your cell phone bill could be going up.

On Tuesday Monroe County lawmakers approved a plan to increase your cell phone bill. Legislators want to charge cell phone users up to 30 cents a month.

There is already a fee in place. This bill would simply increase the amount.

Lawmakers say the money would be used to fund the 911 center.

The bill will now go to the state assembly for final approval.