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Re: “Prison cell phones confiscated

any mouse:

The Ark Dept of Corrections contracts w/ a collect call provider that adds huge fees that are charged to the recipients of the calls (like the Grandmas caring for the inmates kids).

The ADC get a large cut of those fees in commissions. I recall the commission being about 45% of the total charges.

The ADC had long claimed that $ went to "inmate welfare" programs, but a board member slipped & mentioned to me once that a $3 million fencing project (not really necessary, btw--I saw the project myself) was paid for from those funds.

Funny, no one I've spoken to in the Ledge seems to know how or where in the budget fees from telephone commissions & other like revenue is found in the ADC budget.

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Posted by basil on 01/05/2011 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Prison cell phones confiscated

any mouse:

The Ark Dept of Corrections contracts w/ a collect call provider that adds huge fees that are charged to the recipients of the calls (like the Grandmas caring for the inmates kids).

The ADC get a large cut of those fees in commissions. I recall the commission being about 45% of the total charges.

The ADC had long claimed that $ went to "inmate welfare" programs, but a board member slipped & mentioned to me once that a $3 million fencing project (not really necessary, btw--I saw the project myself) was paid for from those funds.

Funny, no one I've spoken to in the Ledge seems to know how or where in the budget fees from telephone commissions & other like revenue is found in the ADC budget.

Why doesn't someone ask Dina Tyler... & then ask her about her state car.

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Posted by basil on 01/05/2011 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Clinton works for Elliott

Don't know what is insanely liberal about protecting social security from an unregulated stock market or observing the constitutional mandate giving the senate advice & consent over federal officers--ideas timmy can't seem to wrap his mind around.

Posted by basil on 09/02/2010 at 11:41 PM

 

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