HOUSTON — In order to save money, some prisons in Texas have stopped serving lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
The Texas prison system hopes to save over $2.8 million by cutting meals.
The New York Times reports:
Thousands of other inmates in the Texas prison system have been eating fewer meals since April after officials stopped serving lunch on the weekends in some prisons as a way to cut food-service costs. About 23,000 inmates in 36 prisons are eating two meals a day on Saturdays and Sundays instead of three. A meal the system calls brunch is usually served between 5 and 7 a.m., followed by dinner between 4 and 6:30 p.m.