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LWVMA Urges Governor to Reduce MA Prison Population

Yesterday, we sent a letter to Governor Baker urging him to use his authority to reduce the Massachusetts prison population in light of the surge of COVID-19 cases in these institutions. Keeping people in custody under health- and life-threatening conditions is inhumane. Read our letter here, and read the letter we referenced from MA 7th Congressional District Representative Ayanna Pressley and Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins here.