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Congressional Black Caucus wins cap on prison call rates

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A group of lawmakers in the Congressional Black Caucus has achieved victory with a move by the Federal Communications Commission to cap the cost of prison phone calls. The agency announced that it will limit the costs of intrastate calls to 21 cents per minute, a steep reduction from what the families of inmates currently pay. According to the FCC, the cost of some calls can run as high as $17...

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