Unlike most Southern states, Louisiana is working to install air conditioning in prisons

By Mark Ballard The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. ANGOLA, La. — Ronald Marshall recalls being drained of energy every morning after picking vegetables in the unshaded fields of Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.…

Marlin, Gatesville prisons without complete air conditioning pose danger to inmates, staff | Local Govt. and Politics

Christopher De Los Santos State prison units, including in Marlin and Gatesville, without substantial air conditioning expose incarcerated people to risk of heat-related illnesses, advocates say. The Texas Department of…

Prisons without complete air conditioning pose danger to inmates, staff | Local Govt. and Politics

Christopher De Los Santos State prison units, including in Marlin and Gatesville, without substantial air conditioning expose incarcerated people to risk of heat-related illnesses, advocates say. The Texas Department of…

SALTER: Air conditioning state prisons is a measure of both basic humanity and business acumen | Mississippi Politics and News

Studio portrait of Sid Salter. (photo by Beth Wynn / © Mississippi State University) By: Sid Salter Those who are like me old enough to remember life before air conditioning…

MDOC installs air conditioning in state prisons

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Mississippi Department of Correction Commissioner Burl Cain said he’s working to install air conditioning units in every state prison. “When we got Unit 26 air conditioned,…

Debate over air conditioning in American prisons will heat up

MARCH 20TH marks the official start of spring in the northern hemisphere. Rising temperatures spell hard times for plenty of American prisoners. At least 14 states lack universal air conditioning…

Lawmakers consider $18.6M estimate to install air conditioning at all state prisons

Texas House votes to install air conditioning in prisons

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. As Texas braces for its notoriously scorching summer temperatures, the…

Texas is one of the hottest states in the country, but people in state prisons are forced to go without air conditioning

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Texas is one of the hottest states in the country, but people in state prisons are forced to go without air conditioning.

About this episode: Two items are true. Texas is one particular of the hottest states in the place and local climate transform is serious. However, Texas is a person of…