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Many families and their children come to depend on the free meals as a means of daily sustenance. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Would You Turn Away A Hungry Child? School Nutrition Waivers Set To Expire In June

Rep. Abigail Spanberger is trying to extend free school meals for children in Virginia and across the country past the June 30 waiver expiration date of the Keeping School Meals Flexible Act.

Cafeteria worker, Estell Swain, center, loads food packs along with school nurse, Mary Hovermale, left, as cafeteria manager David Anderson, right, distributes meals to students at Fairfield Middle School Wednesday March 18 , 2020, in Richmond due to caronavirus. Henrico county public school system is distributing lunches for low income students. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Feeding The Children: Rep. Abigail Spanberger Calls To Extend Free Meals

Rep. Abigail Spanberger introduced bipartisan legislation through the Keeping School Meals Flexible Act, which would give schools increased flexibility to continue serving meals to students safely and efficiently.

PeanutPie
Quintessentially Virginia: A Taste of the Commonwealth

When you think of foods of Virginia, Brunswick stew, peanut pie, and homemade goods are some of the first ones to come to mind.

Rep. Jennifer Wexton
The Infrastructure Money Potentially Coming to Northern Virginia, Shenandoah Valley

Rep. Jennifer Wexton told us the four things that could particularly help the residents in her district, and why passing the Build Back Better act is still so important.

Yes Virginia...
Yes, Virginia, There IS a Santa Claus!

In 1897, some of Virginia O'Hanlan's friends questioned the validity of Santa Claus, so her dad suggested she write a letter to the editor of The Sun.

Lindsay Mummert
The Last Monthly Child Tax Credit?: The Impact the Expanded CTC Had on Virginians

This year, the expanded Child Tax Credit had a remarkable impact on families across Virginia. About 61 million children have benefitted from it.

A young child stands with a book he authored in front of a non-profit
Pages with a Purpose: 10-year-old Virginian authors book, aids world hunger fight

10-year-old Adam Musselmani wrote VIP Fruits and has teamed up with World Food Program USA, a nonprofit that supplies those in need with food and other assistance.