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December 3, 2007 1:57 PM

Sen. Prentice to face primary challenge

Posted by David Postman

Former Congressional staffer Juan Martinez tells Josh Feit he will run for state Senate against Ways and Means Chairwoman Margarita Prentice, D-Renton. Martinez worked for Congressman Jim McDermott and is now the field organization for the Washington Tax Fairness Coalition.

He cited Sen. Margarita Prentice's heavy-handed approach to pushing millions in subsidies for the Sonics and her refusal to look at reforming the payday loan industry as "causing a lot of unhappiness" in the district.

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