GovBeat: privatization

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Pennsylvania’s Corbett will drop lottery privatization plan

Corbett is dropping one of his top legislative priorities for lack of support.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling, governors, lottery, newsletter, Pennsylvania, privatization, States

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Are governments incentivizing longer prison terms?

Public policy goals stress reducing prison populations. But those goals often stand at odds with incentives, a new report finds.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, California, Colorado, prisons, privatization, texas

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 09/13/2013

How parking meters killed privatization of Midway Airport

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel remembered how badly a deal to privatize the city’s parking meters went.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:02 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago, cities, midway, parking meters, privatization, public private partnerships, States