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👏👏👏 "Phone rates for prisoners will drop down to 21 cents per minute down from 91 cents per minute. The move comes as part of a mandate from the @FCC requiring lower fees for prisoner phone calls." #PhoneJustice…
"A 2014 study of incarcerated women found that those who had any phone contact were less likely to be reincarcerated within the five years after release. In fact, phone contact had a stronger effect on #recidivism compared to visitation." #PhoneJustice
#Michigan families bear the costs of prison and jail phone calls, paying tens of millions to talk to their loved ones. #PhoneJustice
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Mrs. Martha Wright-Reed fought for 20 years for #PhoneJustice for inmates calling friends or family out of state. Her dedication and perseverance was truly inspiring.…
I am proud to be part of her story, helping to carry on her legacy of fighting for #PhoneJustice by introducing the Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2019 – which would restore the @FCC’s authority to regulate interstate prison phone rates and fees.
Read more about the Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2019, which I’m introducing today with @senrobportman, @SenBrianSchatz, @SenBooker, @SenMarkey, and @SenAngusKing, here:…
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