FCC Chair Mignon Clyburn (Courtesy photo)

FCC Chair Mignon Clyburn (Courtesy photo)

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FCC Reduces Prison Call Rates

2-1 Vote Makes it More Affordable for Inmates to Phone Family, Friends

More than a decade after a U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., dismissed a class action lawsuit filed by Northeast resident Martha Wright, the Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of reforming telephone call rates for inmates in all U.S. prisons.