New regulations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could lower the cost of phone calls between Tennessee inmates and their families.  But prison rights advocates say the regulations don’t go far enough.


If Lamar Alexander is conflicted about the FCC's rule banning the use of cell phones on commercial flights, he hides it well.

In comments released Tuesday, Tennessee's senior senator vowed to introduce legislation to keep the ban in place if the FCC decides to remove it.