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  • Company challenges award of travel plaza contract

    Company challenges award of travel plaza contract
    The multimillion-dollar contract to turn Maryland's travel plazas on Interstate 95 over to an out-of-state company is being challenged by a Bethesda-based firm that says the bidding process favored the eventual winner. HMSHost has filed a protest with...
  • Second of two losing bidders protests travel plaza award

    The second of two losing bidders for the multimillion-dollar contract to replace and run Maryland's two Interstate 95 travel plazas has filed a protest with the Maryland Transportation Authority over the way it handled the bidding process. Airport Plazas...
  • I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions

    I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions
    The state is poised to approve a 35-year deal with the U.S. unit of a Spanish hospitality company to rebuild and manage two travel plazas on Interstate 95 even as questions emerge about its track record and experience. The Board of Public Works meets...
  • The right fix for I-95 travel plazas

    Pot holes are not liberal or conservative. Nor are bridges, sewer lines, roads, airports or tunnels. They are our infrastructure. And much of it is deteriorating, in Maryland and across the nation. There is simply not enough money. At least, not enough...
  • Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard

    Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard
    The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
  • Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury

    Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury
    For seven years Monica Behnke has lived in Winchester House, one of the few government-run nursing homes left in Illinois. Its operations are mostly funded by Medicaid, with the taxpayers of Lake County making up the difference. Behnke, 79, a former...
  • Community Commentary: Recent fairground ruling was encouraging

    I read with disdain former O.C. Fair Chief Executive-turned-Facilities Management West spokeswoman Becky Bailey-Findley's piece, "FMW had big plans for Fourth at the Fairgrounds" (Forum, July 5). The irony of that piece being printed on the same day...
  • SHA contract scandal shows risks of outsourcing government work

    Recent stories in The Sun regarding contracting out by the State Highway Administration provide some important warnings to those who recommend the privatization of state services. Advocates of privatizing state services are quick to suggest that such...
  • Emanuel to send out layoff notices today

    Emanuel to send out layoff notices today
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he will send layoff notices to up to 625 city employees as he tries to close a hole in the budget he inherited. Custodians, call center operators at the city's water department and seasonal workers at the Department of...
  • Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services

    Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services
    If Frederick increasingly is known for its trendy restaurants and shops, its historical roots remain a part of its fabric, from a City Hall built on the site of an early protest against British rule to a mall and minor league baseball team named after...
  • Frederick County goes too far on privatization

    The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16). I have spent many days on Frederick...