Activists are pushing Gov. Tony Evers to take executive action to reduce the state’s prison population, rather than waiting for Republicans to play ball.
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Prison Dispatch: 14 Dead, 14 Mass Outbreaks
The prison at Prairie du Chien is designed to house 326 prisoners, but had 500 last month. Now, over 400 have been infected with COVID-19 and one is dead.
Prison Dispatch: COVID Outbreaks, Hunger Strikes, and Protests
At least two prisoners are on hunger strike in Boscobel as COVID-19 continues to sweep through the state’s prisons. A demonstration is planned on Tuesday calling on Gov. Evers to take action.