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FCC: Prison phone rates far too high

Families of those in prison often pay a hefty emotional toll dealing with the shame of their loved ones being incarcerated; for the past decade, civil liberties advocates have argued that those families shouldn't be further burdened by having to pay steep costs for calls from inmates, costs that can be up to 15 times higher, and more, than regular rates.

FCC: Prison phone rates far too high

Families of those in prison often pay a hefty emotional toll dealing with the shame of their loved ones being incarcerated; for the past decade, civil liberties advocates have argued that those families shouldn't be further burdened by having to pay steep costs for calls from inmates, costs that can be up to 15 times higher, and more, than regular rates.

Lawmakers weigh prison safety against cost concerns

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