Legislative Round-Up, National Political Update, Importance Of Having A “Plan B”

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Heard On Central Time

In a recent essay, Anderson Cooper argued that having no “Plan B” is the best way to find happiness, but one writer disagrees. We discuss the importance of planning ahead, and how to find fulfillment in life. We also catch up on the latest news out of Washington D.C. this week, and we talk to WPR’s state government reporter about the bills the state Senate and Assembly passed on Tuesday.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Harry Enten Guest
  • Emily L. Hauser Guest