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By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jul 28, 2011

In 2010 Anno Domini, it was written into law: Senate Bill 1153 Department of Corrections Budget Sec. 219 states: Any contract for prisoner telephone services entered into after the effective date of this act shall include a condition that fee schedules for prisoner telephone calls, including rates and any surcharges other than those necessary to meet special equipment costs, be the same as fee schedules for calls placed from outside of correctional facilities.

Many weeks ago, the State of Michigan and the families of prisoners came to war over this law.

The prisoner's families... (more)

Tags: prison phone rates, appropriations, michigan budget broken, pcs contract with mdoc

Attitude of Gratitude and the MDOC

By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jul 13, 2011

I would like to extend a big thank you to all of the individuals who got involved on this phone issue by writing letters, making phone calls, showing up to the protest and researching the details that ultimately are in the process of being changed. There were many who wanted to attend the protest on Tuesday but were unable to due to travel distance, the high cost of fuel and work restraints. Though they weren't there in person, they did what they could in other ways that brought attention to this matter and as a result we received an equal amount of interest from the media which helps tremendously... (more)

Tags: family, prisoners, pcs, mdoc phone scheme, budget broke michigan, phone ratesmichia


By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jul 9, 2011

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What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate. Honestly.

By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jun 25, 2011

Greed, fear, deception and double standards make for a thick weapon that not even the smartest criminal can escape.

The accused in this next public display of corrections?

The Department itself.

The Department could possibly be hanging from their own thick homemade rope. The threads the department are bound up by are on the verge of choking out what little is left of any faith, respect, trust and sense of justice that the general public has placed in them, and their mission statement. They are slowly hanging themselves in the eyes of the public.

Their crime: operating... (more)

Tags: budget, pcs, michigan department of corrections, broke, prison phone rate scheme

MDOC--Mission: 2011-Seek & De$troy

By LincolnDidn'tLie, published on Jun 18, 2011

The broke and defunct Michigan Department of Corrections is on a mission. A plan on how to supplement the new budget of a puny $1.96 billion dollars, nearly $71million less than the FY 2010-11 budget.With the recent budget cuts, employee benefit cuts, facility closures, prisoner rates at over 45,000 and talks of privatizing food services, they solved the Department's biggest issue and security threat.They are on a mission to tighten security measures and CIA level security is being put into place.The highly dangerous perpetrators need to be aware that they are about to be ambushed.Who are these... (more)

Tags: lawsuit, michigan, pcs, mdoc, prison phone rates

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