Back to School: Senate Questions, Tobacco Report Card, Negotiations

Back to School: Senate Questions, Tobacco Report Card, Negotiations

Skimm This - January 29, 2020 - 11:53

Now that opening arguments have wrapped up in the Senate impeachment trial, it’s time for lawmakers to ask the questions. We’ll break down how this process works and what to expect next. Meanwhile, the American Lung Association put out its big annual report on tobacco use. The conclusion? The US government still has a lot of work to do. Also on today’s show: what to know about doing your taxes as a freelancer, and a pro-tip on negotiation from Food52 CEO Amanda Hesser.

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