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Martha Coakley calls for extended tax relief

Joins 41 other AGs to aid homeowners

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley Tuesday called for the extension of a federal tax break that benefits struggling homeowners who are allowed to jettison mortgage debt.

Coakley joined 41 other attorneys general in urging Congressional leaders to extend the tax relief to borrowers who have had their mortgage debt canceled because their homes dropped in value or their incomes fell.

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