| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:44 PM
A Baltimore circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit against state officials and a Florida company that claimed the bidding process to award construction and operation of the two Interstate 95 travel plazas was illegal and biased.
Judge Audrey Carrion ruled...
| Nov 15, 2012
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened the door to his City Hall office for a steady stream of investment bankers, venture capitalists and international consultants in his intense search for private solutions to some of Chicago's biggest public problems.
| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:11 AM
This year, many of us will cast the most important votes of our lives in determining the future of our state and nation. Issues of health and welfare, taxes and our entire economic structure are being debated.
To assist voters in making their...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:47 PM
After FOX 17 obtained a video shot on a bus showing an employee of the transit company assaulting a student, mothers gathered in protest outside Galesburg-Augusta Elementary, while cars drove by honking in support.
Andrea Jeanette brought her 4-year-...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is pushing a new initiative aimed at improving the city's parks through public-private partnerships. Budgets are tight, but the mayor wants to see that the parks are maintained and generating revenue.
A partnership between...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said a bill that would allow private companies to help build public works projects will get the governor's signature tomorrow.
Lawmakers approved the bill laying out rules for public-private partnerships on Monday afternoon, the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Maryland's deteriorating infrastructure could receive a boost from private investor dollars, thanks to legislation passed Monday designed to enhance public-private partnerships.
The idea behind so-called public-private partnerships, or P3s, is to get...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems.
| May 4, 2013
Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia.
He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A group that produced robocalls promoting the now-sunk port privatization efforts was accused of campaign finance violations by a watchdog group in Washington for election-season TV ads in Ohio.
Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington, or...