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Privatization and Kazakhstan's Emerging Higher Education System | The World View - Inside Higher Ed

Published: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization and Kazakhstan's Emerging Higher Education System | The World View  Inside Higher Ed

Since the introduction of neoliberal reforms, government spending on higher education has decreased dramatically.

Will other listed ship owners privatize after DryShips’ exit? - FreightWaves

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:39:21 GMT

Will other listed ship owners privatize after DryShips’ exit?  FreightWaves

DryShips and Teekay Offshore are going private. With share valuations weak, others could follow suit.

To Help Reduce Pension Debt, Connecticut Eyes Privatizing Publicly Owned Assets. - City Journal

Published: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:59:55 GMT

To Help Reduce Pension Debt, Connecticut Eyes Privatizing Publicly Owned Assets.  City Journal

Burdened with sky-high and still-rising government-pension costs, states have sought creative ways to come up with new revenue. Some ideas, like an Illinois ...

API gets OK from the feds amid talks of privatization - KTUU.com

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

API gets OK from the feds amid talks of privatization  KTUU.com

After a troubled recent history, the Alaska Psychiatric Institute is in “substantive compliance” with federal and state licensing requirements, according to the ...

State seeks new study of Alaska Psychiatric Institute privatization - Alaska Public Media News

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

State seeks new study of Alaska Psychiatric Institute privatization  Alaska Public Media News

Federal authorities have restored certifications for the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, and state health officials are now re-evaluating privatizing the state-owned ...

Brazil's Student Movement Mobilizes to Oppose Bolsonaro's Education Privatization - The Real News Network

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:08:24 GMT

Brazil's Student Movement Mobilizes to Oppose Bolsonaro's Education Privatization  The Real News Network

Students rallied and marched in 207 municipalities of Brazil, to declare their opposition to right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's education reform that would ...

Privatization Increases Corruption - Inter Press Service

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization Increases Corruption  Inter Press Service

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 23 2019 (IPS) - International financial institutions (IFIs) have typically imposed wide-ranging policy reforms – called ...

Kamala Harris Releases Healthcare Plan Calling for Privatization of Medicare - Democracy Now!

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kamala Harris Releases Healthcare Plan Calling for Privatization of Medicare  Democracy Now!

Ahead of the debates, California Senator Kamala Harris has released her healthcare proposal, which would allow individuals to buy into Medicare and slowly ...

Outer Space Treaties Didn't Anticipate the Privatization of Space Travel. Can They Be Enforced? - Pacific Standard

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Outer Space Treaties Didn't Anticipate the Privatization of Space Travel. Can They Be Enforced?  Pacific Standard

If human civilization begins to expand into space, will colonists feel loyalty to their country, their planet, or Elon Musk?

Joint venture including Baton Rouge's Jim Bernhard strikes energy privatization deal with Louisiana - The Advocate

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:22:00 GMT

Joint venture including Baton Rouge's Jim Bernhard strikes energy privatization deal with Louisiana  The Advocate

Louisiana will enter into a complex agreement that could lead to the widespread privatization of energy systems at state agencies and universities throughout ...

JEA board approves exploring privatization - The Florida Times-Union

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

JEA board approves exploring privatization  The Florida Times-Union

JEA's board of directors voted Tuesday to consider privatizing the city-owned electric and water utility, a move that its chief executive officer Aaron Zahn spent ...

Privatization of Brazilian power co Cemig may be approved this year - CEO - Yahoo Finance

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:23:00 GMT

Privatization of Brazilian power co Cemig may be approved this year - CEO  Yahoo Finance

Privatization of Brazilian power company Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais, known as Cemig, may be approved this year, its Chief Executive Officer told ...

Husky Energy shares rise on analyst report about potential privatization - CityNews Calgary

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:29:25 GMT

Husky Energy shares rise on analyst report about potential privatization  CityNews Calgary

CALGARY — Shares in Husky Energy Inc. are up by about five per cent after an RBC Dominion Securities analyst suggested its low share price makes this a ...

Catalyst buys 18M HBC shares in move to block privatization plan - CBC News

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:54:00 GMT

Catalyst buys 18M HBC shares in move to block privatization plan  CBC News

A Canadian investment firm says it has obtained more than 18 million shares in Hudson's Bay company, a chunk the investment firm says is big enough to block ...

Letter: Privatize the Postal Service - Concord Monitor

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:03:49 GMT

Letter: Privatize the Postal Service  Concord Monitor

The U.S. Constitution authorizes the federal government to operate a postal *service*, but does not require it. Let's take advantage and get government out of the ...

Privatization of public goods can cause population decline, research shows - Science Daily

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization of public goods can cause population decline, research shows  Science Daily

Scientists have given a fascinating new insight into the way microbes adopt a 'cooperative' approach to securing the nutrients they need to thrive.

Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge - Reuters

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge  Reuters

Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsonaro had ...

Saudi Arabia to start next phase of flour mill privatization - Reuters

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia to start next phase of flour mill privatization  Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's state grain buyer SAGO said it will start the next phase of the sale of its flour mills on Wednesday, which will see pre-qualified ...

Could HFD lose its ambulances to privatization? - KPRC Click2Houston

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:26:30 GMT

Could HFD lose its ambulances to privatization?  KPRC Click2Houston

In a City of Houston Public Safety and Homeland Security committee meeting Tuesday, Councilman Mike Knox floated the idea of privatizing the city's ...

It appears no support for 911 privatization | News - WTVB News

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

It appears no support for 911 privatization | News  WTVB News

The Branch County Board of Commissioners has tabled the 911 privatization issue.

CEO expects Brazil's power holding Eletrobras to be privatized next year - Reuters

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:02:00 GMT

CEO expects Brazil's power holding Eletrobras to be privatized next year  Reuters

The CEO of Brazil's state-controlled power holding Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA expects the government to privatize the company through a share offering ...

Screven sanitation privatization concerns employees - Statesboro Herald

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 23:08:53 GMT

Screven sanitation privatization concerns employees  Statesboro Herald

Screven County sanitation department employees are concerned for their jobs now that Screven County commissioners have decided to privatize garbage ...

Brazil's CPFL considers bidding in privatization of distribution co, looks for other targets- exec - Reuters

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:03:00 GMT

Brazil's CPFL considers bidding in privatization of distribution co, looks for other targets- exec  Reuters

Brazilian power company CPFL Energia is considering bidding in the privatization of Rio Grande do Sul state power company CEEE and looking for other ...

Messenger: Lobbyist leads St. Louis toward airport privatization as partner accuses him of 'outrageous' breach of contract - STLtoday.com

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Messenger: Lobbyist leads St. Louis toward airport privatization as partner accuses him of 'outrageous' breach of contract  STLtoday.com

Travis Brown faces scrutiny in lawsuit filed by business partner that accuses him of "looting" their jointly owned company.

Firestorm erupts at Binghamton city hall over sewage plant privatization plan - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Firestorm erupts at Binghamton city hall over sewage plant privatization plan  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Speakers at Wednesday's City Council meeting were critical of what they said was the lack of transparency in the process to transfer plant operations.

Petrobras Distribuidora shares jump on privatization - Reuters

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Petrobras Distribuidora shares jump on privatization  Reuters

Shares of Petrobras Distribuidora SA, Brazil's biggest fuel distributor, jumped more than 6% on Wednesday after its state-run parent company effectively ...

Rally against water privatization in St. C. | News, Sports, Jobs - Martins Ferry Times Leader

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rally against water privatization in St. C. | News, Sports, Jobs  Martins Ferry Times Leader

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The opposition to proposed water and wastewater privatization in town came to the front of the Belmont County courthouse Wednesday ...

Mayor Curry says JEA privatization could pay off city's debt - Jacksonville Daily Record

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mayor Curry says JEA privatization could pay off city's debt  Jacksonville Daily Record

Imagine being a debt-free city. We would be the lowest-risk city to invest in in the country,” Curry says.

Cobham, chasing megaconstellation business, plans $5 billion privatization - SpaceNews

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cobham, chasing megaconstellation business, plans $5 billion privatization  SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — Cobham, a provider of satellite components and ground systems, is preparing to accept a buyout offer that would take the company private for ...

Eletrobras CEO to meet Brazil president to discuss privatization - Yahoo Finance

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Eletrobras CEO to meet Brazil president to discuss privatization  Yahoo Finance

SAO PAULO, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will meet with the chief executive of state-controlled Centrais Eletrias Brasileiras SA, known as ...

PODCAST: What the privatization of Florida State University's athletics department will mean for journalists - Student Press Law Center

Published: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

PODCAST: What the privatization of Florida State University's athletics department will mean for journalists  Student Press Law Center

Ginny Bixby: Access to public records can be the key to great journalism, especially at a public university. By examining public records, student journalists gain ...

What does 'privatization' of the JEA really mean? - WJXT News4JAX

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What does 'privatization' of the JEA really mean?  WJXT News4JAX

One day after the JEA's board of directors voted to pursue privatization, there are many questions and few answers.

Letter requests 'cone of silence' in JEA privatization talks - WJXT News4JAX

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 01:03:47 GMT

Letter requests 'cone of silence' in JEA privatization talks  WJXT News4JAX

Are city leaders allowed to talk about what's happening with Jacksonville's public utility?

Airline Privatization Russian Watchdog Proposes Privatizing Aeroflot's Budget Airline Pobeda A privatized Pobeda could focus on - The Moscow Times

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:55:00 GMT

Airline Privatization Russian Watchdog Proposes Privatizing Aeroflot's Budget Airline Pobeda A privatized Pobeda could focus on  The Moscow Times

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly *Service* (FAS) has proposed the privatization of budget airline Pobeda, part of the national air carrier Aeroflot Group, the RBC ...

JEA CEO talks next steps in exploring privatization - Jacksonville Business Journal

Published: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

JEA CEO talks next steps in exploring privatization  Jacksonville Business Journal

JEA CEO Aaron Zahn on waiting to present privatization as an option: "Candidly, I didn't want the conversation to get hijacked again by this debate over sell or ...

Stefanik visits Israel as part of delegation | News, Sports, Jobs - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:06:30 GMT

Stefanik visits Israel as part of delegation | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik was in Israel last week, where she visited the new U.S. Embassy and talked to security officials about efforts to secure the countr.

7/25/19; JEA Privatization; Cathedral District Projects; All-American Boys Chorus - WJCT NEWS

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

7/25/19; JEA Privatization; Cathedral District Projects; All-American Boys Chorus  WJCT NEWS

Earlier this week, JEA's board of directors voted to explore selling the utility . They cited declining revenues and pressures facing the utility as.

Bernie Sanders campaign’s claim that Kamala Harris’s 2020 Medicare-For-All plan privatizes Medicare, explained - Vox.com

Published: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Bernie Sanders campaign’s claim that Kamala Harris’s 2020 Medicare-For-All plan privatizes Medicare, explained  Vox.com

Kamala Harris's Medicare For All looks a lot like current Medicare. That's why Sanders doesn't like it.

How Joe Biden’s privatization plans helped doom Latin America and fuel the migration crisis - The Grayzone

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How Joe Biden’s privatization plans helped doom Latin America and fuel the migration crisis  The Grayzone

While campaigning for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination this year, former Senator and Vice President Joseph Biden has touted the crucial role he ...

Add another 6 months to Fannie, Freddie recap and release timeline - HousingWire

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:32:00 GMT

Add another 6 months to Fannie, Freddie recap and release timeline  HousingWire

In a note to investors obtained by HousingWire, Cowen Washington Research Group on Friday said the new rule for the “recap and release” of Fannie Mae and ...

Fire chiefs: Don't privatize York County 911 center (letter) - York Daily Record

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:11:00 GMT

Fire chiefs: Don't privatize York County 911 center (letter)  York Daily Record

Privatization of the 911 Center would not be in the best interest of the First Responders, residents, and visitors of York County.

At request of counties, lawmakers delay privatization of Medicaid rides to doctor's visits - Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

At request of counties, lawmakers delay privatization of Medicaid rides to doctor's visits  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Lawmakers successfully struck a compromise during June's budget negotiations to delay the privatization of a program that transports low-income individuals to ...

Privatized housing survey results show overall satisfaction decline - Public Affairs Office of Headquarters, US Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatized housing survey results show overall satisfaction decline  Public Affairs Office of Headquarters, US Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee

FORT LEE, Va. – Privatized family housing at Fort Lee received the lowest overall satisfaction score in five years from post residents who took part in the recent ...

The Student Movement Standing up to the Honduran Regime - Jacobin magazine

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:57:52 GMT

The Student Movement Standing up to the Honduran Regime  Jacobin magazine

It's been ten years since a US-backed coup installed a repressive neoliberal regime in Honduras. Now, a student movement has emerged to challenge the ...

HBC committee calls $1.74 bln privatization proposal 'inadequte' - PE Hub

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

HBC committee calls $1.74 bln privatization proposal 'inadequte'  PE Hub

A special committee of the board of Hudson's Bay Co (TSX: HBC) said the proposed $1.74 billion take-private acquisition of the Canadian retailer is ...

Erie School Board votes to reconsider motion for outsourcing custodial staff - YourErie

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:42:00 GMT

Erie School Board votes to reconsider motion for outsourcing custodial staff  YourErie

Outsourcing custodial staff is back on the minds of the Erie School Board members as they try to avoid a takeover by the Commonwealth. Today, the board voted ...

Streetwise newsletter: Bank earnings outlook; Why Baker will raise HBC bid - The Globe and Mail

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:59:44 GMT

Streetwise newsletter: Bank earnings outlook; Why Baker will raise HBC bid  The Globe and Mail

Here are the top reads on deals and financial services over the last 24 hours,. FINANCIAL SERVICES NEWS. Story continues below advertisement.

The People's Endowment, by Karl Widerquist, Ph.D. - Progress.org

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:42:09 GMT

The People's Endowment, by Karl Widerquist, Ph.D.  Progress.org

Many private institutions, such as universities and museums, have large and growing endowments. Why doesn't the government have one?

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem - The Real News Network

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem  The Real News Network

In order to make the case for privatizing state-owned enterprises, their real problems were often exaggerated in order to make the case for privatization from the ...

North Carolina could close its ABC stores and privatize liquor sales, but Mecklenburg County isn't on board - Charlotte Agenda

Published: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

North Carolina could close its ABC stores and privatize liquor sales, but Mecklenburg County isn't on board  Charlotte Agenda

N.C. lawmakers are considering a new bill that would dismantle the state's Prohibition-era monopoly on the sale of liquor. But Mecklenburg County officials said ...

County looking at outsourcing child support program - Morganton News Herald

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:48:00 GMT

County looking at outsourcing child support program  Morganton News Herald

Burke County officials are looking into privatizing its child support enforcement. The Burke County Department of Social Services has Request for Proposals for ...

Massachusetts auditor Suzanne Bump rejects proposal to privatize HCC bookstore - MassLive.com

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Massachusetts auditor Suzanne Bump rejects proposal to privatize HCC bookstore  MassLive.com

HOLYOKE — Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump on Friday rejected a proposal by Holyoke Community College that would have privatized the ...

Houston City Council Considers Privatizing EMS - Journal of Emergency Medical Services - JEMS.com

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:59:11 GMT

Houston City Council Considers Privatizing EMS - Journal of Emergency Medical Services  JEMS.com

Council member argues maintaining fleet of fire and EMS apparatus is not cost-effective.

Teachers Fighting for Public Schools Were Key to the Uprising in Puerto Rico - Truthout

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 16:41:00 GMT

Teachers Fighting for Public Schools Were Key to the Uprising in Puerto Rico  Truthout

Teachers laid the groundwork for the uprising against the dictatorial Fiscal Oversight and Management Board.

The Billionaire Drive to Privatize Public School - OB Rag

Published: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:28:27 GMT

The Billionaire Drive to Privatize Public School  OB Rag

By Thomas Ultican / Tultican / August 10, 2019 The New Teachers Project (TNTP) is one of several organizations that only exist because billionaires have ...

Is Privatization of State-Provided Services Doing More Harm than Good? - Georgetown Public Policy Review - Georgetown Public Policy Review

Published: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is Privatization of State-Provided Services Doing More Harm than Good? - Georgetown Public Policy Review  Georgetown Public Policy Review

There has been increasing support for privatization in Saudi Arabia, with proponents arguing private entities can more efficiently provide services like health ...

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce releases statement on vote to privatize local bridges - nbc25news.com

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:13:13 GMT

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce releases statement on vote to privatize local bridges  nbc25news.com

BAY CITY, Mich. - The following statement was released Monday by the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Ryan Tarrant after a vote by the Bay ...

AMO 2019: Christine Elliott promises expert-led consultation in 2020, pushes back on fears of privatization - qpbriefing.com

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:15:53 GMT

AMO 2019: Christine Elliott promises expert-led consultation in 2020, pushes back on fears of privatization  qpbriefing.com

The health minister took questions from the crowd, saying the province had no plans to privatize land ambulance services.

Two of Louisiana's Medicaid managed care firms file protest of state's contract picks - The Advocate

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:23:00 GMT

Two of Louisiana's Medicaid managed care firms file protest of state's contract picks  The Advocate

The two losing bidders for Louisiana's new round of multi-billion dollar Medicaid contracts have filed protests of the state's decision, claiming the bid process was ...

Cassia County School Board votes to privatize maintenance operations - KMVT

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cassia County School Board votes to privatize maintenance operations  KMVT

The Cassia County School District board met Thursday night to discuss whether or not they would outsource their custodial maintenance needs.

York County 911's dispatcher union 'cautiously optimistic' about privatizing - York Dispatch

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

York County 911's dispatcher union 'cautiously optimistic' about privatizing  York Dispatch

The union representative for dispatchers at the York County 911 Center is "cautiously optimistic" about potential new management under a private company.

The Urban Water Crisis May Be Worse Than It Looks - CityLab

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:33:06 GMT

The Urban Water Crisis May Be Worse Than It Looks  CityLab

A new WRI report on 15 cities across the Global South reveals that access to safe drinking water is often underestimated—and the challenge will only get worse.

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public? - The Real News Network

Published: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?  The Real News Network

To ensure public acceptability, some benefits accrue to many in the early stages of privatization in order to minimize public resistance. However, in the longer ...

Special Committee of the Board of HBC Comments on Amended Offer from Catalyst Capital Group - Financial Post

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:30:00 GMT

Special Committee of the Board of HBC Comments on Amended Offer from Catalyst Capital Group  Financial Post

Advises Shareholders to Exercise Caution with Respect to Amended OfferTORONTO & NEW YORK — The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of ...

An official survey shows Army families are even less happy with their privatized housing - Task & Purpose

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An official survey shows Army families are even less happy with their privatized housing  Task & Purpose

A newly released survey that was commissioned by the U.S. Army shows an overall drop in satisfaction with privatized housing.

B.C. billionaire makes bid to privatize lumber giant Canfor - Global News

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 02:29:00 GMT

B.C. billionaire makes bid to privatize lumber giant Canfor  Global News

The deal would see shareholders paid out nearly double what Canfor's stock was trading for at the close on Friday.

Upper Arlington financial-review task force suggests privatizing, sharing services - ThisWeek Community News

Published: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Upper Arlington financial-review task force suggests privatizing, sharing services  ThisWeek Community News

A citizen financial-review task force concluded that Upper Arlington is largely doing a good job of managing revenues and services but suggested that privatizing ...

The Truth About Privatization - Common Dreams

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Truth About Privatization  Common Dreams

Privatization. Privatization. Privatization. It's all you hear from Republicans. But what does it actually mean?Generations ago, America built an entire national ...

What Uber and the Koch Brothers Have in Common: A Plan to Destroy Public Transit - In These Times

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 18:16:13 GMT

What Uber and the Koch Brothers Have in Common: A Plan to Destroy Public Transit  In These Times

Apparently, supplanting the taxi industry wasn't enough. Now the corporate giants want to take out public transit. (Kike Calvo/Universal Images Group via Getty ...

LeAnna Cumber talks Jacksonville budget, school tax, utility privatization - Florida Politics

Published: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

LeAnna Cumber talks Jacksonville budget, school tax, utility privatization  Florida Politics

Jacksonville City Councilwoman LeAnna Cumber took over the office in July, replacing fellow Republican Lori Boyer in Southside District 5.

Infrastructure? (Not) boring! - The Jerusalem Post

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 06:25:00 GMT

Infrastructure? (Not) boring!  The Jerusalem Post

Infrastructure? You intend to anesthetize us helpless readers with 2500 words on infrastructure?!

Cassia County School District to transition to privatized maintenance and custodial services - Twin Falls Times-News

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cassia County School District to transition to privatized maintenance and custodial services  Twin Falls Times-News

BURLEY — Some Cassia County school employees shed tears Thursday after a meeting where the district's board voted to accept a contract to privatize ...

Left Behind: How Privatization Disenfranchises the Poor and Endangers Democracies - The National Interest Online

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

Left Behind: How Privatization Disenfranchises the Poor and Endangers Democracies  The National Interest Online

In Democracies Are Fighting for Their Lives, Joergen Oerstroem Moeller described how democracies are under pressure. The following article is an analysis of ...

‘Privatization’ doesn’t make charter schools bad. It makes them like Obamacare and Medicare. - Washington Post

Published: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

‘Privatization’ doesn’t make charter schools bad. It makes them like Obamacare and Medicare.  Washington Post

When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) recently unveiled his education reform plan, it predictably castigated charter schools, claiming that they were “privatizing public ...

New Old Reform: What economic changes are coming to Ukraine - UNIAN

Published: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:20:00 GMT

New Old Reform: What economic changes are coming to Ukraine  UNIAN

President Volodymyr Zelensky announced the priority steps of Ukraine authorities to boost economic development. UNIAN has learned about the expected ...

WestJet swings to profit in second quarter ahead of privatization - Global News

Published: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

WestJet swings to profit in second quarter ahead of privatization  Global News

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it swung to a profit in the second quarter ahead of Onex Corp. taking the airline private in a $3.5-billion deal.

Who benefits from the privatization of weather data? - PBS NewsHour

Published: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Who benefits from the privatization of weather data?  PBS NewsHour

Nearly 150 years after its founding, the National Weather *Service* now uses supercomputers to predict forecasts. But the privatization of data interchange and ...

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.

Johnson qualifies for Senate District 28 race - Avoyelles Today

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:13:54 GMT

Johnson qualifies for Senate District 28 race  Avoyelles Today

Editor's note: The following is an announcement by a candidate in the October elections.}

Privatization Promotes Collusion and Corruption - Inter Press Service

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization Promotes Collusion and Corruption  Inter Press Service

Privatization is expected by many to promote competition and eliminate corruption. In practice, the converse has been true as privatization beneficiaries have ...

"Keep It, It's Yours." Postal Workers' Message to Public Denounces Trump Privatization Plan - Common Dreams

Published: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

"Keep It, It's Yours." Postal Workers' Message to Public Denounces Trump Privatization Plan  Common Dreams

U.S. Postal *Service* workers will hold a day of action Monday to reject a Trump White House proposal to privatize the *service*. "Our message to the public is quite ...

Uzbekistan launches new probe against ex-leader's daughter - Reuters Canada

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:43:00 GMT

Uzbekistan launches new probe against ex-leader's daughter  Reuters Canada

Uzbek prosecutors have launched a *fresh* criminal case against Gulnara Karimova, an already imprisoned daughter of late president Islam Karimov, over ...

New VA rules reignite privatization debate - Healthcare Dive

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

New VA rules reignite privatization debate  Healthcare Dive

The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed new standards to make it easier for veterans to seek care outside the VA. The changes, due to take effect in June, ...

Investment firm Catalyst offers $10 a share for HBC to block buyout plan - CBC News

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Investment firm Catalyst offers $10 a share for HBC to block buyout plan  CBC News

Investment firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc. wants to buy nearly 15 million Hudson's Bay Co. shares in an effort to oppose a proposal to privatize the retailer.

Privatization to dominate capital markets, M&A in Brazil this year - Reuters

Published: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization to dominate capital markets, M&A in Brazil this year  Reuters

The sale of state-owned assets is expected to drive M&A transactions and share offerings volume in Brazil in the second half of the year, bankers and investors ...

Promoting Privatization - Inter Press Service

Published: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Promoting Privatization  Inter Press Service

After discrediting state-owned enterprises, privatization advocates successfully pushed a broad reform agenda under the rubric of privatization from the 1980s, ...

U.S. government could stagger Fannie, Freddie privatization: regulator - Reuters

Published: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

U.S. government could stagger Fannie, Freddie privatization: regulator  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could be returned to the private market at different times, especially if the government ...

Foster care report says privatization not a 'silver bullet' - WKYT

Published: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Foster care report says privatization not a 'silver bullet'  WKYT

A group formed by the legislature to study the feasibility of privatizing foster care says Kentucky should focus on strengthening the system it already has.

Citing housing privatization successes, Navy moves to privatize Navy and Marine Corps lodging - Military Times

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Citing housing privatization successes, Navy moves to privatize Navy and Marine Corps lodging  Military Times

The Navy is moving toward privatizing all lodging in the Navy and Marine Corps, with the secretary of the Navy citing the successes of the military housing ...

Sandy Springs to bring most government services in-house, ending much of landmark privatization - Reporter Newspapers

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sandy Springs to bring most government services in-house, ending much of landmark privatization  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by John Ruch | May 14, 2019. Sandy Springs to bring most government services in-house, ending much of landmark privatization. The city of Sandy ...

St. Louis Alderwoman Wants Public To Vote On Airport Privatization - St. Louis Public Radio

Published: Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

St. Louis Alderwoman Wants Public To Vote On Airport Privatization  St. Louis Public Radio

Alderwoman Cara Spencer is trying again to force a public vote on the privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Spencer, D-20th Ward, on.

Increased Privatization of the VA Has Led to Longer Waits and Higher Costs for Taxpayers - Pacific Standard

Published: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Increased Privatization of the VA Has Led to Longer Waits and Higher Costs for Taxpayers  Pacific Standard

For years, conservatives have assailed the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a dysfunctional bureaucracy. They said private enterprise would ...

Adkins warns HB1 is first step in privatizing public pensions1K Total Shares - Forward Kentucky

Published: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Adkins warns HB1 is first step in privatizing public pensions1K Total Shares  Forward Kentucky

House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins says HB1 “is the first successful step in Gov. Bevin's agenda of privatizing public pensions in Kentucky.” Today, the ...

Colombia Preps Privatization of $5 Billion Electric Utility ISA - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Colombia Preps Privatization of $5 Billion Electric Utility ISA  Bloomberg

Colombia is preparing a sale of its controlling stake in the utility Interconexion Electrica SA, as President Ivan Duque's administration moves ahead with plans to ...

The VA Is Privatizing Veterans' Health Care While Launching a Campaign to Deny It - The American Prospect

Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The VA Is Privatizing Veterans' Health Care While Launching a Campaign to Deny It  The American Prospect

The Trump administration's multipronged effort to privatize the VHA and push millions of veterans out of the VA system remains deeply unpopular among ...

Colombia's Finances Are Strained. Is Privatization the Next Step? - Americas Quarterly

Published: Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Colombia's Finances Are Strained. Is Privatization the Next Step?  Americas Quarterly

This article has been updated. Colombia's President Iván Duque campaigned on a promise to ignite the economy through entrepreneurship. By the end of 2018, ...

Privatization of Public Assets: A Recipe for Corruption - The Real News Network

Published: Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Privatization of Public Assets: A Recipe for Corruption  The Real News Network

The roots of Baltimore's current corruption scandal lie in the ongoing effort to transform public entities into sources of profit for private interests.

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 ...

In Defense Of Public Lands: The Case Against Privatization And Transfer - National Parks Traveler

Published: Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

In Defense Of Public Lands: The Case Against Privatization And Transfer  National Parks Traveler

In today's fraught political environment, scant attention is paid nationally to public land issues even as campaigns are mounted to exploit and even divest the ...

Is Sandy Springs' privatization shift a big risk or no big deal? - Reporter Newspapers

Published: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is Sandy Springs' privatization shift a big risk or no big deal?  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by John Ruch | Jun 22, 2019. Is Sandy Springs' privatization shift a big risk or no big deal? The city of Sandy Springs' shift away from its “public-private ...

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