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  • Maryland lawmakers pass bill to boost public-private partnerships

    Maryland lawmakers pass bill to boost public-private partnerships
    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...
  • Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems

    Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems
    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. "Timing is...
  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    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....
  • Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program

    Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program
    The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
  • Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure
    There's a P3 in your future. Maryland is poised to join 34 states and key federal agencies in transforming the way government works. The new mantra, "P3," is shorthand for public-private partnerships. Maryland's P3 legislation, championed by Lt. Gov....
  • Fair Board rejects Senate bill

    The Orange County Fair Board agreed Thursday to formally oppose a bill that activists warned could lead to privatization of the publicly owned fairgrounds. Theresa Sears and Reggie Mundekis of the Orange County Fair Preservation Society alleged that...
  • Questions raised by Chip LaMarca's startup business

     
    When I first heard that Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca wanted to take a second job with a startup firm that seeks to outsource government jobs as "director of business development" and that he asked the state ethics commission about whether......
  • Meet the meter tax -- Latest parking insult is likely not the last

     
    Just when you thought you couldn't get any more indignant about the deal that privatized the city's parking-meter operations … Those who park at the 17 city-owned lots near neighborhood shopping districts are now being charged city and county taxes....
  • House Republicans caucusing on liquor privatization.

     
    State House Republicans are in closed-door caucus this afternoon, where Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, is making the case for his long-stalled plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business. Turzai's legislation is on the chamber's voting...
  • Could new union deal stall liquor store privatization?

     
    That's the seriously provocative question asked by the AP in a story noting that the union that represents 3,500 state store employees has ratified a new labor contract that runs through mid-2015. Here's part of the story: "One union leader......
  • Turzai: No #PaLiquor bill until the fall at the earliest.

     
    Stick A Cork In It. A bill that would privatize Pennsylvania's more than 600 state liquor stores is on hold until the fall, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, said this morning. Preoccupied by the debate over the state budget,......