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A Tale of Two Prisoners

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 03.10.2014 | Crime
Tracy Rosenberg

Every study confirms that guess. Prisoners who retain steady contact with family and friends while in prison have a dramatically lower recidvism rate. A better outcome for individuals and a better outcome for taxpayers.

Meet the Prison Phone Company Profiting Off Love (VIDEO)

Jesse Lava | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jesse Lava

Prisoners are often housed hundreds of miles from their families, making phone the only way to connect on a routine basis. Global Tel*Link's high rates allow the company to profiteer off this basic human need.

Matt Sledge

Prison Phone Call Company To File Lawsuit Against FCC | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released its rules for a recently approved reduction in prison phone call rates. Advocates had be...

Matt Sledge

Prison Phone Company Fights Back At Efforts To Make Inmates' Calls Affordable | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The private equity-backed prison phone call industry is making plans to fight an FCC vote last month that will slash long-distance rates f...

Illegal Prison Cellphones To Be Disabled

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A private company that owns the pay phones in California's prisons will pay millions of dollars to install technology that preven...