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Demonstrators gather at St. Louis airport privatization meeting - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:39:00 GMT

Demonstrators gather at St. Louis airport privatization meeting  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Demonstrators showed up at St. Louis City Hall wanting answers about a proposal to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

Poll shows Bay City, Bay County residents against tolls or privatization of bridges - MLive.com

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:25:00 GMT

Poll shows Bay City, Bay County residents against tolls or privatization of bridges  MLive.com

A study conducted by the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce for Bay County sampled residents in Bay City and surrounding cities and townships about their ...

Reed joins Green in favoring citywide vote on Lambert privatization - STLtoday.com

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:00:00 GMT

Reed joins Green in favoring citywide vote on Lambert privatization  STLtoday.com

The aldermanic president says the proper place to push for an election on the issue is the Board of Aldermen, not the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.

OU Health Sciences Center landscaping faces possible privatization after cuts - The Oklahoma Daily

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:28:00 GMT

OU Health Sciences Center landscaping faces possible privatization after cuts  The Oklahoma Daily

Editor's note: This story uses quotes and information from a source who wished to remain anonymous due to this story's sensitive nature. The identity of the ...

Citi expects privatization to bolster revenue in Brazil - Reuters

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:50:00 GMT

Citi expects privatization to bolster revenue in Brazil  Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc expects to boost annual revenue in Brazil over the next years by advising potential public asset sales and through a revival ...

Privatize Air Traffic Controll After The Shutodwn Ends - Investor's Business Daily

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Privatize Air Traffic Controll After The Shutodwn Ends  Investor's Business Daily

As the partial government shutdown drags on, the nation's air traffic controllers warn that it's putting the safety of air travel at risk. Here's a solution: Privatize the ...

Disastrous Privatization by Influential Serbian Minister Goes Uninvestigated - OCCRP

Published: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:43:58 GMT

Disastrous Privatization by Influential Serbian Minister Goes Uninvestigated  OCCRP

Nenad Popovic, a nationalist Serbian minister known for his ties to the Kremlin, took part in a dubious privatization that drove a major electrical transformer ...

Dunleavy hints at additional privatization beyond API - KTVA

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 02:23:00 GMT

Dunleavy hints at additional privatization beyond API  KTVA

When asked if other state departments would become privatized, Gov. Mike Dunleavy pushed forward to Wednesday's reveal of his proposed budget.

Bill calls for more analysis before privatizing state work - Lansing State Journal

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bill calls for more analysis before privatizing state work  Lansing State Journal

A bill introduced Wednesday in the state House calls for agencies to study and post the costs and benefits of privatizing state work.

Ethiopia to privatize mobile telecom, aviation, energy sectors - Quartz

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:04:00 GMT

Ethiopia to privatize mobile telecom, aviation, energy sectors  Quartz

After decades of a centralized economic model and antiquated socialist red tape, Ethiopia is opening up to the world. Last year, the government announced ...

Resolution allowing Legislature to study privatization of Minot... - Grand Forks Herald

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:54:06 GMT

Resolution allowing Legislature to study privatization of Minot...  Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK—A House concurrent resolution that would have allowed the North Dakota Legislature to "study the feasibility and desirability" of privatizing Minot ...

NC awards contracts worth unprecedented $6 billion a year in privatization of Medicaid - The State

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

NC awards contracts worth unprecedented $6 billion a year in privatization of Medicaid  The State

Five health insurance organizations were named Monday to share in contracts totaling $6 billion a year to provide health care under a privatized state Medicaid ...

Rahm Emanuel’s Non-Apology Apology for Being a School Privatization Cheerleader - Common Dreams

Published: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:11:00 GMT

Rahm Emanuel’s Non-Apology Apology for Being a School Privatization Cheerleader  Common Dreams

Rahm Emanuel's recent op-ed in The Atlantic may be one of the dumbest things I have ever read.The title—“I Used to Preach the Gospel of Education Reform.

Community Meetings on Dallas ISD Privatization - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Published: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:08:44 GMT

Community Meetings on Dallas ISD Privatization  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas ISD will hold several meetings to continue discussions regarding partnership and privatization proposals.

Legislators advance mental health plan, debate privatization - Peninsula Daily News

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:30:00 GMT

Legislators advance mental health plan, debate privatization  Peninsula Daily News

By Tom James. The Associated Press. OLYMPIA — A proposal for a statewide network of community mental health facilities has advanced on a bipartisan vote ...

Dozens speak out against 'privatization' option for Dallas schools - Dallas News

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Dozens speak out against 'privatization' option for Dallas schools  Dallas News

The Dallas school district shouldn't give control of any campus to an outside partner, parents and community members told trustees Thursday night....

Would New Care Access Standards Pave the Way for VA Privatization? - RevCycleIntelligence.com

Published: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Would New Care Access Standards Pave the Way for VA Privatization?  RevCycleIntelligence.com

New care access standards for veterans seeking private healthcare could lead to VA privatization, but Secretary Robert Wilkie contends the proposed standards ...

These St. Louis Politicians Are Pledging to Oppose Airport Privatization - Riverfront Times

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

These St. Louis Politicians Are Pledging to Oppose Airport Privatization  Riverfront Times

A group of local activists hoping to force a public vote on any deal to privatize St. Louis' airport has been carrying around an oversized...

Democracy Now | LA teachers strike a blow against school privatization - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Democracy Now | LA teachers strike a blow against school privatization  Santa Cruz Sentinel

It took a week, but the public school teachers of Los Angeles won. Over 30,000 teachers and school staff, members of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) ...

Black mold, rodents, lead paint in privatized housing: No rent until it's fixed, military spouses say - Military Times

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:58:31 GMT

Black mold, rodents, lead paint in privatized housing: No rent until it's fixed, military spouses say  Military Times

Military spouses suggested to lawmakers one immediate way, for starters, to fix problems like mold, lead paint, termites, mice and other issues in privatized ...

Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's Privatization Plans - Forbes

Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's Privatization Plans  Forbes

Brazil's new president is tasked with reforming its social security system. Politicians will lose if he does.

Wilkie: VA Care Access Standards Boost Quality, Not Privatization - PatientEngagementHIT.com

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Wilkie: VA Care Access Standards Boost Quality, Not Privatization  PatientEngagementHIT.com

January 30, 2019 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be revamping its patient care access standards as a part of the 2018 MISSION Act, a move the ...

After last year's brutal military PCS season, DoD looks to privatize the entire household goods process - Military Times

Published: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

After last year's brutal military PCS season, DoD looks to privatize the entire household goods process  Military Times

In the wake of increasing problems with *service* members' household goods shipments, U.S. Transportation Command officials are moving toward privatizing the ...

University of Iowa exploring privatizing power - The Gazette

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

University of Iowa exploring privatizing power  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Responding to new, often harsh higher education revenue realities and a call from the governor to think outside the funding box, the University of ...

Support legislation to protect Liberty State Park from privatization | Jersey Journal editorial - NJ.com

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Support legislation to protect Liberty State Park from privatization | Jersey Journal editorial  NJ.com

It's hard to fathom why any state official would ever entertain proposals that would essentially sell off parts of the park, but, sadly, that has been the case in recent ...

Airline industry may renew calls for privatizing air traffic control - Business Insider

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Airline industry may renew calls for privatizing air traffic control  Business Insider

Delta, Southwest, and others lost tens of millions in revenue during the government shutdown.

Opinion: Privatizing air traffic control not safe - The Detroit News

Published: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Opinion: Privatizing air traffic control not safe  The Detroit News

Our U.S. Air Traffic Control air traffic control system is one of the most critical parts of our infrastructure, and undeniably the largest and most complex system in ...

Key Senate Republican outlines Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac privatization plan - MarketWatch

Published: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Key Senate Republican outlines Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac privatization plan  MarketWatch

Republican Senator Mike Crapo on Friday released an outline for reforming Fannie Mae FNMA, +4.63% and Freddie Mac FMCC, +4.49% the two mortgage ...

Report: Over Half Of Military Families Dissatisfied With Privatized Housing - NPR

Published: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:07:00 GMT

Report: Over Half Of Military Families Dissatisfied With Privatized Housing  NPR

Reporter Howard Altman of the Tampa Bay Times tells NPR's Michel Martin about the shocking state of housing for many military families: privatized housing on ...

Dallas ISD slows plan to hand over control of schools amid privatization worries - Dallas News

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Dallas ISD slows plan to hand over control of schools amid privatization worries  Dallas News

Dallas wants to take advantage of a contentious state law that hands operations of a school over to an outside partner without making a deal with...

State paying private contractor $1 million monthly to avoid 'cat - KTVA

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:06:00 GMT

State paying private contractor $1 million monthly to avoid 'cat  KTVA

Amid a flurry of media coverage Wednesday as Gov. Mike Dunleavy unveiled his proposed budget, the state revealed its sole-source contract to privatize ...

Welch pushes back against VA privatization measures - WCAX

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Welch pushes back against VA privatization measures  WCAX

WASHINGTON (WCAX) Congressman Peter Welch spoke out against the Trump Administration's push to privatize services through the Department of Veterans ...

Darlene Green: 'It Is Arrogance for Elected Officials to Strip the Public of Its Right to Vote' - Riverfront Times

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:15:00 GMT

Darlene Green: 'It Is Arrogance for Elected Officials to Strip the Public of Its Right to Vote'  Riverfront Times

After activists flocked to today's meeting of St. Louis' Board of Estimate & Apportionment to push for a city-wide vote on airport privatization, one of...

Plans to privatize Puerto Rico power after Maria hit snag - WCJB

Published: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Plans to privatize Puerto Rico power after Maria hit snag  WCJB

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Plans to quickly privatize Puerto Rico's hurricane-damaged electrical power system have hit a snag with the U.S. territory's ...

City options for privatizing golf course management not well received at meeting - The Herald Journal

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

City options for privatizing golf course management not well received at meeting  The Herald Journal

It was standing room only in a meeting on Tuesday to discuss options for potentially privatizing management of the Logan River Golf Course.

Conn. GOP Proposes Privatizing DMV Services - WSHU

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:25:19 GMT

Conn. GOP Proposes Privatizing DMV Services  WSHU

The Republican minority in the Connecticut General Assembly has detailed its legislative agenda for the year. It includes proposals aimed at privatizing.

Alabama lawmaker looks to privatize state alcohol retail sales - WHNT News 19

Published: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Alabama lawmaker looks to privatize state alcohol retail sales  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. - Alabama Senator Arthur Orr is again trying to shake up the state's alcohol retail sales. He's drafting a bill to file in the Alabama Legislature's ...

ASN Bayer met with military spouses to discuss privatized housing and restoration efforts - DVIDS

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:45:00 GMT

ASN Bayer met with military spouses to discuss privatized housing and restoration efforts  DVIDS

The Honorable Mrs. Phyllis L. Bayer, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and the environment, met with military spouses to discuss privatized ...

A bill to privatize Arizona's school voucher program? Ka-ching! - AZCentral

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:02:00 GMT

A bill to privatize Arizona's school voucher program? Ka-ching!  AZCentral

Opinion: A bill to reform and expand the state's voucher program also would privatize the program. Haven't we seen this movie before with the lucrative tuition ...

Eletrobras privatization left for 2020 - Business News Americas

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:08:58 GMT

Eletrobras privatization left for 2020  Business News Americas

The privatization of Brazil's power firm Eletrobras will probably be left for 2020, according to the energy ministry's executive secretary, Marisete .

Auditor hired to study York County 911 Center has history of privatizing facilities - York Dispatch

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:15:00 GMT

Auditor hired to study York County 911 Center has history of privatizing facilities  York Dispatch

The company most recently tasked with sussing out operational shortcomings at the York County 911 Center has a history of privatizing such facilities, and the ...

KPT to privatize bulk cargo handling facilities - Daily Times

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:24:00 GMT

KPT to privatize bulk cargo handling facilities  Daily Times

The Karachi Port Trust (KPT), a premier port of Pakistan, has decided to privatize its bulk cargo handling facilities in a bid to match international standards.

Military survey finds deep dissatisfaction with family housing on U.S. bases - Reuters

Published: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:44:00 GMT

Military survey finds deep dissatisfaction with family housing on U.S. bases  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new survey of military families living on U.S. bases found most are dissatisfied with their housing, often citing serious health and ...

Nonprofits press CT to privatize more social services - The CT Mirror

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Nonprofits press CT to privatize more social services  The CT Mirror

Connecticut's private, nonprofit social *service* agencies released an agenda Wednesday that includes further privatization of state-sponsored services. Officials ...

Over law enforcement's objections, autopsy privatization bill advances - Mississippi Today

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Over law enforcement's objections, autopsy privatization bill advances  Mississippi Today

With a backlog of hundreds of cases in the state medical examiner's office, lawmakers could allow counties to privatize some autopsy services. But Mississippi's ...

Dallas ISD considers privatizing some public schools - FOX 4 News

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Dallas ISD considers privatizing some public schools  FOX 4 News

The Dallas ISD school board will vote this week on a plan that could turn some schools over to private organizations.

Ramaphosa Sets Up Battle With Unions on Eskom Ahead of Election - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:03:00 GMT

Ramaphosa Sets Up Battle With Unions on Eskom Ahead of Election  Bloomberg

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa upped the ante in a showdown with his labor allies over plans to reorganize the embattled state power utility less than ...

Privatized airport screeners will save us money and do a better job - Miami Herald

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Privatized airport screeners will save us money and do a better job  Miami Herald

Congress created the agency after the terrorist attacks in 2001. Before that, security screening was done by private firms paid for by airports and airlines.

Greenwich schools to test privatizing lunches - Greenwich Time

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:17:00 GMT

Greenwich schools to test privatizing lunches  Greenwich Time

GREENWICH — Students in one Greenwich Public school could become taste-testers for meals from tantalizing turkey tacos to spicy sushi rolls that one outside ...

Will the 35-day shutdown lead to privatizing government functions? - The Guardian

Published: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Will the 35-day shutdown lead to privatizing government functions?  The Guardian

For one ideological constituency, the government shutdown may hold the seeds to privatizing functions such as air traffic control and airport security.

Establish standards for NC liquor stores? | Letters To Editor - Greensboro News & Record

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Establish standards for NC liquor stores? | Letters To Editor  Greensboro News & Record

Private liquor stores in North Carolina? John Roberts (letter, Feb. 18) is correct in describing many such stores as “poorly lit, dingy, and staffed by ill-trained ...

Try These Ideas Before Privatizing Military Moves - Military.com

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Try These Ideas Before Privatizing Military Moves  Military.com

The Pentagon should try these ideas first and allow TRANSCOM more time to consider the effects of privatizing military moves.

Betty Rivard: DHHR work shouldn't be privatized (Gazette Opinion) - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:30:00 GMT

Betty Rivard: DHHR work shouldn't be privatized (Gazette Opinion)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

As a masters level social worker I was brought onto the Charleston DHHR management team with the assignment to help to improve the way that clients were ...

Chile's 'Chicago boys' making a comeback in Brazil - FRANCE 24

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:02:00 GMT

Chile's 'Chicago boys' making a comeback in Brazil  FRANCE 24

Santiago (AFP). They were the architects of the "shock" economic politics that some claim galvanized Chile's economy under the Augustin Pinochet dictatorship.

Medicare For All: Is The U.S. Headed In That Direction? - Forbes

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:44:00 GMT

Medicare For All: Is The U.S. Headed In That Direction?  Forbes

Medicare for All would expand Medicare to all U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and abolish the current system of employer-provided coverage.

Army secretary vows to correct 'unconscionable' health hazards in military housing system - Task & Purpose

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:19:54 GMT

Army secretary vows to correct 'unconscionable' health hazards in military housing system  Task & Purpose

Secretary of the Army Mark Esper said Reuters reports and a chorus of concerns from military families had opened his eyes to the need for urgent overhauls of ...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration considering selling state buildings and land to pay for pensions - Chicago Tribune

Published: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:45:00 GMT

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration considering selling state buildings and land to pay for pensions  Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration issued a plan Thursday to deal with Illinois' chronically underfunded public pensions that called for injecting more cash from a ...

Evesham exploring privatizing bus services - Burlington County Times

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Evesham exploring privatizing bus services  Burlington County Times

The Evesham Board of Education hired a consultant to explore cost savings that could come from privatizing bus drivers, but faced push back from drivers and ...

South African renewables may be boosted by plan to privatize utility - pv magazine International

Published: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:37:00 GMT

South African renewables may be boosted by plan to privatize utility  pv magazine International

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a plan to rescue state-owned power company Eskom by separating it into three units. According to consultants Frost ...

Army calls base housing hazards 'unconscionable,' details steps to protect families - Reuters

Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:06:00 GMT

Army calls base housing hazards 'unconscionable,' details steps to protect families  Reuters

Deeply troubled by military housing conditions exposed by Reuters reporting, the U.S. Army's top leadership vowed Friday to renegotiate its housing contracts ...

Privatizing public transit in the Boston area: Pair of plans shows possibilities, limits - Curbed Boston

Published: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing public transit in the Boston area: Pair of plans shows possibilities, limits  Curbed Boston

Does a privately funded bus system out of Newton have enough gas? What about that North Station-Seaport ferry?

Analysts: Venezuela’s Failed Socialist Policies Could Make Market Reforms Easier - VOA News

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:53:00 GMT

Analysts: Venezuela’s Failed Socialist Policies Could Make Market Reforms Easier  VOA News

Oil-rich Venezuela's near economic collapse may make it easier for U.S.-backed opposition leaders to reverse socialist policies instituted by late President Hugo ...

Deal to privatize Hyde Park Golf Course on hold - Niagara Gazette

Published: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Deal to privatize Hyde Park Golf Course on hold  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls City Council members have balked at a proposal to privatize the Hyde Park Municipal Golf Course.

Pinellas commissioners oppose privatizing Visit St. Pete/Clearwater tourism bureau - Tampa Bay Times

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Pinellas commissioners oppose privatizing Visit St. Pete/Clearwater tourism bureau  Tampa Bay Times

Lack of oversight could lead to troubles like at the construction board and local job centers, they say.

Privatized housing at Vandenberg under review by Senator Feinstein - KEYT

Published: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Privatized housing at Vandenberg under review by Senator Feinstein  KEYT

Senator Dianne Feinstein has called for a review of privatized military housing in California in response to reports of substandard housing run by several private ...

Eskom too big to fail, but Ramaphosa plan may not be enough | Southern - The Africa Report

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:13:38 GMT

Eskom too big to fail, but Ramaphosa plan may not be enough | Southern  The Africa Report

Breaking up Eskom gives some breathing room, but deeper reform is inevitable. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's plan to split Eskom into three is ...

Military Should Fight Dangers Abroad, Not in Their Own Homes - Daily Signal

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:11:22 GMT

Military Should Fight Dangers Abroad, Not in Their Own Homes  Daily Signal

Hundreds of military families still live in substandard, privately managed homes with mold, lead paint, rats, and other hazards.

Bay City moves step closer to replacing or rehabilitating its two drawbridges - MLive.com

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:52:00 GMT

Bay City moves step closer to replacing or rehabilitating its two drawbridges  MLive.com

BAY CITY, MI - Bay City is now one step closer to replacing and rehabilitating its two city-owned bridges that are in need of repair and at the center of much ...

Privatizing the Pinellas tourism agency fraught with drawbacks - Tampa Bay Times

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing the Pinellas tourism agency fraught with drawbacks  Tampa Bay Times

Outgoing Visit St. Pete-Clearwater head David Downing suggested the agency could be better off going private.

3 Candidates, 3 Questions, 3 Answers In Race For St. Lous Board Of Aldermen President - St. Louis Public Radio

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:56:34 GMT

3 Candidates, 3 Questions, 3 Answers In Race For St. Lous Board Of Aldermen President  St. Louis Public Radio

On Wednesday's St. Louis on the Air , host Don Marsh talked with three Democratic candidates seeking to serve as St. Louis Board of Aldermen president.

'Privatization has failed repeatedly' - New Internationalist

Published: Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

'Privatization has failed repeatedly'  New Internationalist

Dinyar Godrej interviews We Own It campaign founder Cat Hobbs about why the time is ripe for bringing public services back into public ownership.

Sudbury column: Time to 'reprivatize' Ornge - The Sudbury Star

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:37:03 GMT

Sudbury column: Time to 'reprivatize' Ornge  The Sudbury Star

'One can only imagine what the McGuinty government was thinking when they took a world-class air ambulance program away from the highly experienced ...

A Student First Solution for EMU Housing - Eastern Echo

Published: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

A Student First Solution for EMU Housing  Eastern Echo

Over the last several years, the EMU administration has made the decision to privatize several areas of campus operations that were previously under the full ...

Is the postal privatization proposal dead? Maybe not, but the task force makes no recommendation. - The Washington Post

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is the postal privatization proposal dead? Maybe not, but the task force makes no recommendation.  The Washington Post

The Trump administration's task force on reforming the U.S. Postal *Service* is notable for what it did do, what it didn't do and what could result from what it wants ...

Groups Launch Six-Figure National Ad Campaign to Oppose Postal Privatization - GovExec.com

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Groups Launch Six-Figure National Ad Campaign to Oppose Postal Privatization  GovExec.com

A group of U.S. Postal *Service* advocates have launched a national advertising campaign to push back on the Trump administration's proposal to privatize the ...

The New Brazil: Philosophical Divisions Should Not Hinder Bolsonaro's Free Society Agenda - Forbes

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:33:00 GMT

The New Brazil: Philosophical Divisions Should Not Hinder Bolsonaro's Free Society Agenda  Forbes

Brazil may soon become the fastest-growing of the major Western economies. This is not the first time that investors have looked to this South American giant ...

Brazil's Saneago to create compliance program - Business News Americas

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:31:37 GMT

Brazil's Saneago to create compliance program  Business News Americas

Saneago, the water utility in Brazil's Goiás state, has announced the creation of a compliance program as part of state government .

Baltimore Becomes First Big U.S. City to Ban Water Privatization - Food and Water Watch

Published: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Baltimore Becomes First Big U.S. City to Ban Water Privatization  Food and Water Watch

On Tuesday, Baltimore became the first big city in the country to ban water privatization. With a huge margin of victory — 77 percent of voters approved the ...

Agriculture disaster spending bill socializes risks while privatizing profits - Des Moines Register

Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Agriculture disaster spending bill socializes risks while privatizing profits  Des Moines Register

The latest agriculture disaster spending bill provides further proof that despite all rhetoric, lawmakers are not concerned with helping farmers and ranchers ...

White House's Plan for the Postal Service: Fix It, Then Privatize It - GovExec.com

Published: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

White House's Plan for the Postal Service: Fix It, Then Privatize It  GovExec.com

The Trump administration on Thursday called for the privatization of the U.S. Postal *Service*, an agency with 600,000 federal employees and whose creation was ...

Exclusive: Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights - Reuters

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:39:00 GMT

Exclusive: Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights  Reuters

Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous housing, the U.S. Air Force told Reuters Monday it will push Congress to enact a tenant ...

Report Recommends Privatization of State-Owned Hospitals | News, Sports, Jobs - Wheeling Intelligencer

Published: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Report Recommends Privatization of State-Owned Hospitals | News, Sports, Jobs  Wheeling Intelligencer

CHARLESTON — A new report said the state needs to consider a commission to look at partially or fully privatizing West Virginia's seven state-run hospitals.

The Roots of Privatization - JSTOR Daily

Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Roots of Privatization  JSTOR Daily

The great turn towards privatization is usually thought to have begun in the 1970s, with Chile's dictatorial regime, but its roots go back further than this.

Should Alaska privatize prisons? Dems upset over budget director's ties to industry - Juneau Empire

Published: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Should Alaska privatize prisons? Dems upset over budget director's ties to industry  Juneau Empire

A group of Democrat senators and representatives are asking Gov. Michael Dunleavy for clarification on Office of Management and Budget Director Donna ...

Dozens of Senators From Both Parties Push Measure to Block Trump's USPS Privatization Plan - GovExec.com

Published: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Dozens of Senators From Both Parties Push Measure to Block Trump's USPS Privatization Plan  GovExec.com

A bipartisan group of senators representing more than one-quarter of the upper chamber this week put forward a measure to block the Trump administration from ...

Privatization Is Theft - Jacobin magazine

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatization Is Theft  Jacobin magazine

Leftist president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office today in Mexico. Here, he explains how privatization has pillaged the public — and calls for a ...

Privatizing Baltimore Water: Will Voters Say No, Never? - CityLab

Published: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Privatizing Baltimore Water: Will Voters Say No, Never?  CityLab

Baltimore voters are deciding whether to ban privatization of the water utility. But without the infusion of private investment, can cities continue to afford providing ...

WV MetroNews Privatization may solve the problems at state hospitals - West Virginia MetroNews

Published: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

WV MetroNews Privatization may solve the problems at state hospitals  West Virginia MetroNews

A study by a West Virginia think tank points out a series of problems with the seven state hospitals* and offers a practical solution. The...

Congressional opposition to Trump’s postal cuts, privatization plan grows - The Washington Post

Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Congressional opposition to Trump’s postal cuts, privatization plan grows  The Washington Post

Senate and House resolutions show strong and bipartisan congressional disapproval to turning the Postal *Service* into a profit-making business.

White House backs off privatizing the Postal Service - CNN

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

White House backs off privatizing the Postal Service  CNN

The Treasury Department released a long-expected proposal for overhauling the US Postal *Service* on Tuesday that stopped short of full privatization, an idea ...

With water privatization, Japan faces crossroads in battling its aging pipes - The Japan Times

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

With water privatization, Japan faces crossroads in battling its aging pipes  The Japan Times

Japanese water is clean and readily available, as evidenced by drinkable tap water and a nearly 100 percent penetration rate. But perhaps less known is the.

What and who are fueling the movement to privatize public education — and why you should care - Washington Post

Published: Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

What and who are fueling the movement to privatize public education — and why you should care  Washington Post

This is an important article by author Joanne Barkan about the history of the movement to privatize U.S. public schools, which is now at the heart of the national ...

Baltimore votes to become first large U.S. city to ban water privatization - Reuters

Published: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Baltimore votes to become first large U.S. city to ban water privatization  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The city of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban the privatization of its water and sewerage systems, ...

How Penn and Drexel diverge in response to growing demand for housing - The Daily Pennsylvanian

Published: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:31:00 GMT

How Penn and Drexel diverge in response to growing demand for housing  The Daily Pennsylvanian

In September 2018, Penn announced sophomores would be required to live on campus starting in 2021. The move to expand Penn-run housing on campus was ...

There is a movement to privatize public education in America. Here’s how far it has gotten. - Washington Post

Published: Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

There is a movement to privatize public education in America. Here’s how far it has gotten.  Washington Post

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says her mission is to expand alternatives to traditional public schools — and a new report assesses how far she and her ...

Lebanon nominates Ziad Hayek for World Bank president - Devex

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:50:56 GMT

Lebanon nominates Ziad Hayek for World Bank president  Devex

WASHINGTON — Lebanon's minister of finance on Monday nominated Ziad Hayek, an expert on public-private partnerships and former investment banker, ...

Vietnam Promises Big Privatization Push For 2019, But Reality May Fall Short - Forbes

Published: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Vietnam Promises Big Privatization Push For 2019, But Reality May Fall Short  Forbes

The gradual privatization of Vietnam's state-owned firms, a hallmark of old-school communism, is giving private investors chances to make money on airlines, ...

Air Force orders immediate checks of 74K houses after reports of contaminants, rats - Federal News Network

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:23:40 GMT

Air Force orders immediate checks of 74K houses after reports of contaminants, rats  Federal News Network

After a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on military housing, the Air Force is inspecting all of its on-base, privatized housing.

Germany, France close to deal on new euro zone budget - Reuters

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:08:00 GMT

Germany, France close to deal on new euro zone budget  Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France have broadly agreed a detailed proposal for a new euro zone budget and will present their final joint position in the ...

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