Feed the rich, starve the poor

Eli Stephens elishastephens at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 30 12:45:32 MDT 2003


States Putting Inmates on Diets to Trim Budgets
By FOX BUTTERFIELD
Published: September 30, 2003

Desperate to cut budget deficits, officials in several  states have begun
reducing the amount or quality of food served to prison inmates, an issue
that has long been a sensitive one for inmates and has often provoked
protests.

These new food plans involve either reducing the number of calories provided
each day or eliminating a meal on weekends and holidays by serving two meals
instead of three.

Full: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/30/national/30PRIS.html

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