Senate Dems Want To Include Free Phone Calls For The Incarcerated In Next Relief Bill

Sara A Carter:

Four Democratic Senators and one Independent Senator are pushing to include funding for free phone and video calls for the incarcerated population in the U.S. in the next Coronavirus relief billThe Hill reports.

“Regular communication with loved ones has consistently proven to help incarcerated people succeed in reentering the workforce after their release, and allowing them to stay connected will benefit them and their communities in the short and long term,” the Senators wrote in a letter to leadership, according to the news site.

Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, Angus King, I-ME all signed onto the letter asking that incarcerated people are able to communicate with their families at a time when there’s no visitation allowed. more here

13 Comments on Senate Dems Want To Include Free Phone Calls For The Incarcerated In Next Relief Bill

  1. Just when I thought I had heard it all! Better the Relief Bill did not pass as the dems had all their wet dream wants packed into it.

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  2. Why not just put them up in the basement at Chez Duckworth, Chez Booker, etc.? You want them to have all the comforts of home, so put YOUR money where your mouths are, not MINE.

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  3. Cartel leaders need to communicate with their generals. When where to deliver drugs and under age girls. Pelosi and her friends are running out of coke.

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  4. Think a lot a firearms have been sold so far? Give everyone another 1200 bucks a see what happens. Personally I spent 2500 on ammo last time.😁

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