As Advocates Press for an End to High-Priced Prison Calls, State Officials Warn of Budget Costs


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After Diane Lewis’ son went to prison at the age of 17, she said, the cost of prison phone calls started to overshadow everything else.

“It wasn’t long before the utilities were being cut off, the...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.