Marketplace PM for July 11, 2006
A driver was killed in Boston today when a panel in one of the city's Big Dig tunnels collapsed. It's a sad chapter in one of the most expensive and mismanaged public works project in history. Sean Cole reports.
Yesterday, Colorado lawmakers passed what they call the toughest immigration law in the nation, requiring proof of citizenship to apply for public benefits such as Medicare and unemployment insurance. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Normally, Washington's revolving door involves congressional staffers who trade in their positions for big bucks lobbying on K Street. But commentator Jeff Birnbaum says now there's a twist that has even K Street shaking its head.
TV ad buyers and the Nielsen ratings system will begin tracking how many viewers are actually watching TV ads in the new world of TiVos and DVRs. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Abbey Klaassen about the shift.