| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:07 PM
While the Corbett Administration works to finalize a contract that would put our 41-year-old lottery under the managerial control of a private British firm, disturbing new revelations have emerged.
While Camelot Global Services officials recently...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday laid out a budget plan that calls for increased spending for public schoolchildren, senior citizens and individuals with developmental disabilities after years of cutting or flat-funding many programs.
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A planned $300 million downtown redevelopment project in Glassboro, N.J., currently being completed by Sora Development, a real estate development firm that’s expressed interest in doing something similar in Hagerstown, has been well-received, an...
| Jan 26, 2013
A Baltimore Circuit Court judge's decision to void the proposed $1.5 billion public-private partnership to redevelop the State Center office complex in Baltimore puts the state in a severe bind. It now faces both the immediate, practical concerns about...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
For a construction industry starved for work during recent lean years, the prospect of getting a slice of the $2.6 billion Red Line light rail project was like a dinner bell.
Nearly 400 people, from contractors and investment bankers to engineering firms...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Transportation, military housing, and hospitals are examples of how public and private organizations can work together efficiently, Balfour Beatty Construction Senior Vice President David Birtwistle said Wednesday .
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:44 PM
The state has a long list of public-works projects but little money. The private sector is willing to invest but has been starved for work.
From that simple equation comes a business model called public-private partnerships — or P3s — that...
| Dec 30, 2012
First of two parts
Every year, Lake County commissioners elect a chair, who is expected to shape the future and lead the government. The chair for the coming year is to be Commissioner Leslie Campione, who also served in that capacity the past year....
| 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.