Where’s my tax return?
Feb 7, 2019

Where’s my tax return?

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As tax season carries on, states are trying to adjust to the new federal tax law and are putting thousands of tax returns on standby. We start today's show bringing you the latest. Then: the lingering debt of federal workers who borrowed to get by in the shutdown. Plus, maybe the only good comment section on the internet. 

Segments From this episode

After the shutdown, debt may linger for federal employees

Feb 7, 2019
Missing two paychecks led many of them to take on debt to pay bills. Odds are they'll be paying it off for a while.
Furloughed federal workers and those aligned with them protest the partial government shutdown in the Hart Senate Office Building Jan. 23, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Reporter's notebook: The first driverless spin

Feb 7, 2019
One man's autonomous adventure includes scary left turns, robot rule-followers and teen snark.
Waymo self-driving vehicles are displayed in Mountain View, California, in 2018.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As tax season carries on, states are trying to adjust to the new federal tax law and are putting thousands of tax returns on standby. We start today’s show bringing you the latest. Then: the lingering debt of federal workers who borrowed to get by in the shutdown. Plus, maybe the only good comment section on the internet. 

Music from the episode

Preservation Aesop Rock, Del The Funky Homosapien, Wu-Tang Clan
Safety Dance Men Without Hats
Blow Beyoncé
Tom's Diner Suzanne Vega, DNA

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer