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Stop execessive prison phone rates due to MDOC collecting special funds

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The new Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) prisoner telephone contract with PCS includes a special equipment fund that is to be used to purchase and implement equipment that will allegedly detect contraband cell phones in the prisons. That fund has caused phone rates to nearly double. The MDOC could have awarded the prisoner phone contract to another company that offers cell phone detection technology at a much lower rate, but elected to award the contract to one of the highest bidders instead.
To support ending the special equipment fund fees and reduce the price of prisoner phone calls you are asked to sign the petition letter. When you sign the petition, e-mails will automatically be sent to Gov. Rick Snyder and Corrections Appropriations Repressentative Haveman and Senator Proos as well as Director of MDOC Heyns. Your own Senator and Representative will also receive an e-mail based on the address you use to sign the petition.
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