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March 1, 2014 at 8:21 AM

Members of congressional delegation ask for tax extension for mudslide victims

Four members of Washington’s congressional delegation representing Snohomish County on Thursday asked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to extend the tax-filing deadline for victims of the mudslide in Oso. The IRS in the past has granted such reprieve for victims of natural disasters. Most recently, it gave a six-month extension for people affected by September 2013…


Comments | More in Politics Northwest, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate | Topics: Cantwell, IRS, Larsen DelBene

September 4, 2013 at 9:06 PM

First McGinn-Murray debate shows both are ready to rumble

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and his challenger, State Sen. Ed Murray, met for the first time in the general election campaign at what was intended to be a civil, niche forum on cancer research, hosted by the American Cancer Society’s political arm. But tensions ran high going into the debate, and the two candidates didn’t hesitate…


Comments | More in 2014 elections | Topics: American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, mcginn, Murray