Marketplace PM for March 29, 2006
Posted In: Washington
The Senate approved a bill today that revises ethics rules regarding politicians and lobbyists. And even though many think the bill is just a partial cleaning at best, lawmakers are putting it through the political spin cycle. Scott Tong reports.
The Supreme Court today heard its second patent case in a month. Lawyers for eBay were in action in another case pitting high-tech versus old economy. Janet Babin reports.
As the issue of immigration and citizenship for undocumented workers faces increasing political debate and public protest, Tom Nogradi, founder of Cicoil, a California-based tech manufacturing company offers his opinion.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Harvard University professor Jeff Frieden about the economic connections of nations and the history of globalization.
Sarah Gardner reports on the 10-year-long struggle of coffee giant Starbucks to brew up a coffee cup that would be better for the environment.