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NYC Is First Major City to Allow Incarcerated People to Make Free Phone Calls

Maria Perez
May 8, 2019 - 5:00
NYC Is First Major City to Allow Incarcerated People to Make Free Phone Calls

Incarcerated people in New York City can make free phone calls from jail, city officials announced. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the bill, which is titled 741-A, has been implemented into law and will allow free phone calls for people who are in custody in the city. In a statement on May 1, de Blasio stated that NYC had become the first major city to implement such a law. “For too long have people in custody faced barriers to basic aspects of...

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