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  • 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.......
  • Private prisons are a bad idea

     
    If you repeat something often enough, people start to believe it. And so it was with the buzzword "privatization," which took hold in Florida during the Jeb Bush era. Private companies could always do things smarter, better, cheaper and more......
  • 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......
  • Dining room dollars

    Al Gore claims (though I've found no evidence to back it up) that "good enough for government work" once implied that such work met the highest standards of excellence. Maybe. But in the U.S. Senate's kitchens, "good enough for government work" means...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks

    Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks
    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...
  • ‘Lego Movie’: Will Arnett’s bad boy Batman influence? Christian Bale

     
    “The Lego Movie” features Will Arnett tacking Batman's brooding cool guy image to its logical extreme — idiocy. Directed by […]...
  • Sierra Club opposes Allentown water, sewer lease

     
    The Lehigh Valley chapter of the environmental group the Sierra Club has come out against Allentown's plan to lease its water and sewer facilities to raise cash to pay skyrocketing employee pension costs that are expected to hit as much as $25 million...
  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......
  • Corbett admin sells the naming rights to the PA Farm Show Complex.

     
    The Corbett administration has inked a five-year deal with a central Pennsylvania-based grocery store chain for the naming rights to part of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. Weis Markets of Sunbury, Northumberland County, will pay the...
  • Bankrupt San Bernardino considers austerity measures

     
    San Bernardino officials on Tuesday night were weighing a dramatic austerity plan for the insolvent city that would close libraries, slash jobs and contract out some services to the private sector....