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   Virginia Grocery Investment Fund Seeks To End 'Food Deserts'
by Jessica Wetzler, Capital News Service
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 4:00PM EST

RICHMOND, VA. - A bipartisan group of public officials urged the General Assembly on Thursday to create a Virginia Grocery Investment Fund to help attract supermarkets to food deserts in the state.

Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe was joined by senators and delegates at a news conference in support of legislation to create the fund.

Outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe included $7.5 million in his proposed 2018-20 budget to establish the grocery fund within the Department of Housing and Community Development.

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