Marketplace PM for July 31, 2006
Some are speculating that Mel Gibson's drunken anti-Semitic tirade over the weekend will tank his career. But the actor and director has apologized — and he's got plenty of cash. Is that enough for Tinseltown? Depends who you ask, reports Lisa Napoli.
School districts in fast-growing communities are having a hard time keeping up with the demand, so some districts are studying public-private partnerships — hiring businesses to build or lease them school buildings. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Washington
The Senate's expected to pass a long-awaited pension reform bill this week. Businesses say it will let them hold onto pensions that were becoming too expensive. But commentator and economist Jeremy Bulow says don't believe the hype.