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House Passes Free Prison Phone Calls, Governor’s Signature Uncertain

The legislature acted Thursday to make phone calls free for incarcerated people but the bill’s fate was uncertain as the governor’s administration has signalled the issue will be hashed out during ongoing state budget negotiations.  The House voted 94 to 51 to provide free phone calls from inside correctional institutions, rectifying Connecticut’s unpleasant distinction of […]