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NewsViews: Tax Deadline
ABC7 TV, April 15, 2012

Washington College in Chicago has Center to Help Working Poor Get Tax Credits They Deserve
Chicago Tribune, April 11, 2012

IL AG Madigan Sues Troubled Mo' Money Tax Preparers
Chicago Tribune, March 14, 2012

Gov Quinn Urges Families to Use New Tax Breaks
WJBC, February 5, 2012

CEP's David Marzahl discusses the impact of expanded EITC
Catholic Conference of Illinois Radio, January 23, 2012

David Marzahl on free income tax assistance for the Hispanic community
WGN TV Adelante Chicago, January 21, 2012

Gov Quinn: Doubling of Earned Income Tax Credit Relief is Good Policy
Chicago Sun-Times, January 14, 2012

David Marzahl on Today's Non-Profits in Metro Chicago
WBBM At Issue 11-27, December 2, 2011

David Marzahl - The Working Poor, May 19, 2011

Unlucky 13
The Chicago Reporter, May 1, 2011

Unemployed Still Need to File
WJBC, April 3, 2011

After Delays, Tax Time Now in Full Swing
Bloomington Pantagraph, February 25, 2011

Students and Parents in Chicago Missing Out on College Financial Aid
Hispanically Speaking News, February 8, 2011

CEP President David Marzahl Talks to WGN About FAAW
WGN9, February 8, 2011

Agencies Seek to Help Families with College Aid
WBBM 780, February 7, 2011

City Treasurer Stephanie Neely Outlines Programs to Help College Students Get Out of Debt
Fox News, February 4, 2011

Financial Aid Demand High
Chicago Citizen Newspaper, March 17, 2010

Students in Race for State's College Financial Aid Funds
Chicago Sun-Times, March 8, 2010

Tax Refund Loans Targeted
Newstips, March 2, 2010

College Aid Often Comes Down to Timing, Disclosure
Chicago Tribune, February 21, 2010

Volunteers Help Making Tax Time a Little Less Taxing for Low-Income
Chicago Sun-Times, February 15, 2010

Protecting Taxpayers
Chicago Tribune, January 22, 2010