CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Delegates Kayla Young (D-Kanawha) and Mike Pushkin (D-Kanawha) presented a proclamation to retired Kanawha County dispatcher Jim Brown that officially declares them as “first responders.”

This was during 911 Dispatchers Day at the West Virginia House of Delegates.

Brown – a friend of 13 News – led the effort a few years ago to get a law passed that would give dispatchers more mental health treatment benefits.

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