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Free Press Praises the FCC’s Prison-Phone Decision


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Free Press Praises the FCC’s Prison-Phone Decision

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WASHINGTON - On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to reduce the exorbitant cost of prison-phone calls charged to incarcerated people and their families. Among other improvements, the ruling caps rates for local and in-state long-distance inmate calling and cuts by up to 50 percent the agency’s cap adopted in August 2013 on state-to-state long-distance calls.

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