21 Feb 2019

Lebanon Nominates Public-Private Partnership Expert Ziad Hayek For World Bank President

Lebanon’s minister of finance on Monday nominated Ziad Hayek, an expert on public-private partnerships and former investment banker, to be the next World Bank president. Hayek is the second person to have publicly entered the race, and the only known challenger so far to Trump administration nominee David Malpass. Hayek

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20 Feb 2019

Public-Private Partnership projects can augment Build Build Build thrust

With the Philippine economy showing little signs of faltering despite global trade problems and a slowdown in developed countries like Germany and China, the scope for more partnerships with the private sector in projects, not just for infrastructure, is expanding. Of note in recent months is the increased collaboration of

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19 Feb 2019

Free zones should be based on private/public partnership

Free zones should be well-regulated, but the model used in its operation should be from the outset based on a public-private partnership founded on a framework agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, Opposition MP Claudio Grech insisted in parliament on Monday. Speaking during a discussion on the new legislation, he

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19 Feb 2019

Pitt commissioners end involvement in public-private partnership

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners, with a 5-4 vote on Monday, ended the county’s involvement in an effort to create a public-private partnership to oversee economic development. Commissioner Tom Coulson, who made the motion, was joined by Ann Floyd Huggins, Melvin McLawhorn, Beth Ward and Mary Perkins-Williams in the

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15 Feb 2019

Public-private partnership on the cards for GAIA

With the approval of Cabinet, government will enter into a public-private partnership for the development, operation and expansion for the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA). Word of this came from the Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds at the launch of the GAIA Pavement Rehabilitation and Expansion Project,

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14 Feb 2019

Six-party partnership enhances $1.8 million improvement project at Lorraine Road and State Road 70.

Sia Mollanazar watched as development applications at Lorraine Road and State Road 70 continued to trickle into the Manatee County’s Public Works department. There were proposals for the future Publix shopping center on the northeast corner of the intersection, as well as a 254-unit apartment complex immediately north of it.

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14 Feb 2019

Staff Council weighs decision to pursue public-private partnership for utilities

UI Chief Financial Officer Terry Johnson presented the university’s plans to pursue a public-private partnership for its utilities to the Staff Council. The university is pursuing input from shared governance on the plans. The University of Iowa Staff Council responded to the university’s proposal of entering a public-private partnership for

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14 Feb 2019

Senate GOP calls for public-private partnerships, new tax incentives

Senate Republicans outlined a list of proposals on Wednesday that would expand public-private partnerships, create new tax incentives – and possibly add to Connecticut’s coffers. The lawmakers proposed several bills that aim to lower government costs by implementing public-private partnerships with state human services agencies. State Sen. Kevin Kelly, R-Stratford,

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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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