FCC Moves to Increase Public Safety, End Profiteering and Gouging of Prisoners

Vote Paves Way for Better Inmate-Child Relationships and Lower Prisoner Recidivism

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2013 – Today at an open meeting in Washington, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 2-1 to cut the rates that prisoners pay for interstate phone calls. Historically, the high cost of long-distance calls from prisoners to their loved ones across state lines has negatively impacted families – damaging the relationship between […]


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