R.I. KIDS COUNT: 14% of R.I. children lived in poverty in 2019

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island KIDS COUNT recently released data showing that 14% of children in the Ocean State, approximately 28,000, lived in poverty in 2019. The percentage ranks the Ocean State as No. 21 in the nation and No. 5 out of the six New England states for having the highest percentage of children living…

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