13 Feb 2019

Opinion: The TSA should be a public-private partnership

Now in the news, the stress put on the TSA has been cited as a key reason that President Trump took the high road and ended the recent 35-day government shutdown—the longest in our nation’s history. With another government shutdown perhaps looming in the near future the question has to

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13 Feb 2019

UI Faculty Senate addresses potential public-private partnershi

Some Faculty Senate members expressed concerns that the UI’s recent announcement of a potential public-private partnership would remain beneficial long-term. Faculty Senate members debated the pros and cons of handing over management of its utility system to a private contractor on Tuesday, contemplating the potential benefits to the institution in

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13 Feb 2019

Government failure on public-private partnerships highlighted

Finance deputy executive director Ally Angula says the government has failed to manage partnerships between the state and the private sector. Angula made these remarks during a panel discussion at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) which focused on public-private partnerships last week. She was speaking as the

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12 Feb 2019

Insights Into Improving the Practice of Supply-Chain Public-Private Partnerships

The sourcing, manufacturing and logistics within corporate supply chains can benefit from partnerships with governments and nonprofit organizations. These joint endeavors support a range of social and business objectives by employing the expertise and assets of multiple sectors. From technical advice on the use of natural resources for improved efficiency

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12 Feb 2019

Buda City Council backs away from public-private partnership for Sportsplex

Buda City Council members voted to indefinitely table the proposal for a public-private partnership that would have provided significant funding for completing the master plan of the Sportsplex in exchange for use of its softball fields. Council Member Paul Daugereau introduced a motion against pursuing the agreement, citing advice from

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12 Feb 2019

Pediatricians call for public-private partnership to fight measles outbreak

Pediatricians are calling for a partnership between public and private medical institutions to address the health crisis from a measles outbreak in the country. The Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) are encouraging members across the country to lead vaccination efforts and

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11 Feb 2019

Pitt County discusses public, private partnership to improve economic development

A local county government is thinking about partnering with private investors to improve economic development. The Pitt County Board of Commissioners is still discussing a proposed model that would combine government money with private money to attract new industries to the county. County Commissioners say a partnership with private investors

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11 Feb 2019

Pitt commissioners hear from nearby public-private partnership

Pitt County citizens deserve an economic development entity that builds on past successes and creates opportunities in every corner of the community, the chairwoman of the Board of Commissioners said at a Saturday workshop. The commissioners met at the Pitt County Council on Aging to review the history of its

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08 Feb 2019

UConn Health finds no suitable proposals after search for public-private partnership

UConn Health has not found a viable option for a public-private partnership, something the health center has sought for months in order to strengthen its financial footing. A nationwide search for potential partners turned up several proposals, but none that met all of UConn Health’s goals for the future of

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08 Feb 2019

New Abu Dhabi law to promote public-private partnerships as part of Dh50bn plan

Abu Dhabi enacted a new law on Thursday designed to encourage private sector involvement in housing, infrastructure and education projects in the capital, as part of the three-year Dh50 billion “Ghadan 21” programme to boost the economy. The law formalises the creation of a government body set up last year

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