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Christina Darling and her sons, Brennan, 4, left, and Kayden, 10, prepare a snack at home July 28 in Nashua, N.H. Darling and her family have qualified for the expanded child tax credit, part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. "Every step closer we get to a livable wage is beneficial. That is money that gets turned around and spent on the betterment of my kids and myself," said Darling, a housing resource coordinator who had been supplementing her $35,000-a-year salary with monthly visits to the Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter's food pantry. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Help to ‘alleviate the pressure’: Families making use of child tax credit, including in Maryland (access required)

Robin McKinney of Columbia has a 5-year-old son and is getting $167 a month through the child tax credit. She said it’s all going to help pay for child care, which costs $288 a week.