I have always been a strong advocate for fair market principles. Unfortunately, these principles have not been upheld in certain Nebraska county jails. Private phone companies, under contract with some Nebraska counties, are exploiting incarcerated individuals and their families by charging exorbitant prices for essential telephone services. In some cases, these phone companies (and the counties they serve) are even compromising lawyer – client confidentiality and the right to a fair trial by unlawfully recording inmate conversations. My bill, LB776, seeks to remedy these glaring issues. Read more at http://journalstar.com/opinion/columnists/article_86cb7e2c-6268-5d0b-af7b-e25a3178ce52.html and join our team on this website!