Will Mass. follow Connecticut in ending charges for prisoner phone calls? 

Advocates say exorbitant costs work against efforts to maintain ties 

IF PEER PRESSURE is a thing among state legislatures, Massachusetts may soon be feeling some heat from its next-door neighbor.  Yesterday, Gov. Ned Lamont signed legislation making Connecticut the first state in the country to make phone calls free for incarcerated people and their loved ones.  While internet technology has made it possible to chat(...)

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