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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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Administration beats a retreat from a scheme of intimidation
Topic - Mattie Hunter
"Numerous studies have linked excessive consumption of sugary soft drinks to obesity," Hunter said. "We as a state need to do a better job of educating the public and children in particular about this issue and the health risks."
Hunter argues that her proposal, if it's approved, would save the state money but reducing health care costs for residents.