FCC Commissioner and Senator Booker Call Attention to the Injustices of High Phone Rates In Jails

Today, the Huffington Post featured an article by FCC Commissioner Clyburn and U.S. Senator Cory Booker speaking out against┬áthe injustice of charging incarcerated individuals and detainees exorbitant rates for phone calls. The article also stresses the perverse incentives created by allowing facilities to collect commissions on the phone providers’ profits from the calls. Read the full article here.

 

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