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  • Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid

    Alibaba Group Holding, the Chinese e-commerce giant that looks a bit like a mash-up of EBay, PayPal and Amazon, plans to pay $2.5 billion to snatch back Yahoo Inc.’s 27% stake in Alibaba.com. Minority shareholders approved a plan Friday to offer...
  • 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......
  • Report: Rendell Joins Investment Firm To Work On Infrastructure Deals.

     
    OK. So We Didn't See This One Coming. Fortune reports today that former Gov. Ed has joined investment bank Greenhilll & Co (GHL) as a senior adviser focused on "public-private partnerships, infrastructure projects and advising governments on a wide range....
  • Cannon wants a new committee to shake up government

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon has created a select committee to handle talk of blowing up state agencies this year, and wants the panel to ”thoughtfully and systematically pursue true reform and avoid the temptation to make ch...
  • Corbett Hints At More Privatization To Balance The Books.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Saturday ... ... hinted at an increased privatization of public services, most notably the sale of state-owned liquor stores, to close a more than $4 billion budget deficit and to pay for such long-term needs as......
  • Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin: 'When hard times hit, the public expects leaner, more efficient government'

     
    Oklahoma's first female governor tackles a $600 million deficit and government reforms....
  • Ex-commish: Why does Broward Health oppose state oversight of privatization?

     
    Lost in the hubbub of a busy news week, between the raid on South Florida pill mills and the fallout from the grand jury blistering the Broward School Board, let's not forget the ongoing saga of Broward Health's privatization push.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Your Budget Day Place-Setter.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the first Budget Day of the Corbett administration. Hopefully you've already stuffed yourself full of Fasnachts to give you some cheap carbs to get through the marathon of a day. As is customary,......
  • The Gorilla In The Room: In Budget Hearing, PLCB Fields Questions On Privatization.

     
    As Officials ... ... from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board made their annual budget pitch to the state Senate Appropriations Committee Tuesday, more than one lawmaker on the panel said they didn’t want to dwell on the potential privatization of...
  • Senate budget give wins to private prison vendors and Rick Scott

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The early winners in the Florida Senate’s $69.8 billion budget include private prison vendors, property owners miffed with water-management districts, and Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate’s spending proposal includes several...
  • House GOP shoots down anti-prison privatization amendment, passes budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As Florida lawmakers try to slash billions in spending, House Republicans Wednesday rejected a Democratic attempt to delete budget language to privatize public prisons and probation services in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The...