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Articles by Claire Hodges (1)

Hodges ’22: In support of a tax on sugary drinks

Op-eds, Opinions

Hodges ’22: In support of a tax on sugary drinks

June 7, 2021 1 comment

The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply harmed Rhode Island’s economy and a quarter of households are now experiencing hunger. Even as businesses start to reopen, an unprecedented number of Rhode Islanders still rely on food banks to feed themselves and their families, and food bank usage grew by 26 percent in the past year.