The heat wave feels even hotter if you’re in prison. Mass.’s solution of ice and fans offers little relief.

Reposted from WGBH, By Sarah Betancourt, July 22, 2022 As Massachusetts heads into a weekend of sweltering temperatures, prison advocates worry that the more than 13,000 people incarcerated in the state’s prisons and county jails are especially in danger of heat-related illnesses. Massachusetts’ jails and prisons often don't have air conditioning. Many incarcerated people are medically… Continue reading The heat wave feels even hotter if you’re in prison. Mass.’s solution of ice and fans offers little relief.