Groups in several states are drawing increased attention to the high cost of jail and prison phone rates, and pushing to reduce or eliminate such charges. HRDC, the publisher of PLN, has been a leader in this movement since 1992 and founded the Prison Phone ...
Nebraska DCS - GTL Rates 2017
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NEBR/\S K/\ Good Life. Great Miss io n. D EPT O F CORRECTIONAL SERVICES Pete Ricketts, Governor DATE: June 12, 2017 TO: Nebraska Department FROM : RE: m Phone Rates As of July 10, 2017, all rates on phone calls placed will be a flat rate of 6.25 cents per minute plus taxes. In reviewing the previous rates as listed below, you will note that the rates have decreased overall. Further, the new flat rate means that even if an inmate is transferred to another facility, the rate would not increase as has been the vendor's practice due to being long distance calls Previous Rates: Local .05 Cents per minute - plus taxes lntraLata .1O Cents per minute (your local calling area) - plus taxes lnterLata .10 Cents per minute (within your state) - plus taxes Interstate .09 Cents per minute (between states) - plus taxes CC: Deputy Director Sabatka-Rine, Operations Deputy Director Michael Rothwell , Programs and Community Services Deputy Director Robin Spindler, Administrative Services NDCS Wardens Mary Carmichael, Material Administrator Jeff Leeper, NDCS Controller Scott R. Frakes. Director De pt of Corre ctional Services P.O. Box 94661 Lincoln, NE 68509-4661 Phone: 402·471·2654 Fax: 402-479-5623 corre ctions.n e braska.gov