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Texas prisons raise prices of bottled water for inmates amid ongoing heat wave

Texas approved a 50% price increase on water bottles in prisons and implemented it during a deadly heat wave.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong discusses the danger of price gouging with Paul Flahive, accountability reporter for Texas Public Radio.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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