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Congress and NPR tackle phone justice and video visitation this week

NPR covers video visitation, and reform legislation is introduced in Congress.

by Peter Wagner, December 8, 2016

It’s been a big week for the movement for telephone justice:

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  1. […] this week, Congresswoman Duckworth (IL-8) introduced federal legislation, the Video Visitation in Prisons Act of 2016, that would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to regulate video visitation […]



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