Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday May 26, 2014

In an effort to secure its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast has hired 40 firms to lobby federal regulators. Also, earlier this year, New York governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans to create a publicly-funded college program for inmates in the state’s prisons. The idea was that recidivism rates are lower among inmates who participate in education programs, and having an education would help inmates be better prepared to find jobs when they got out.  We look at the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest prison education program in the country—looking at what the program entails, what kind of successes and failures its had, and what are the economic upsides and downsides. 

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.