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  • The State Center debacle

    The State Center debacle
    A Baltimore Circuit Court judge's decision to void the proposed $1.5 billion public-private partnership to redevelop the State Center office complex in Baltimore puts the state in a severe bind. It now faces both the immediate, practical concerns about...
  • State leaders hope legislation will spur public-works projects, jobs

    State leaders hope legislation will spur public-works projects, jobs
    The state has a long list of public-works projects but little money. The private sector is willing to invest but has been starved for work. From that simple equation comes a business model called public-private partnerships — or P3s — that...
  • Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure
    There's a P3 in your future. Maryland is poised to join 34 states and key federal agencies in transforming the way government works. The new mantra, "P3," is shorthand for public-private partnerships. Maryland's P3 legislation, championed by Lt. Gov....
  • O'Malley to sign public-private partnership bill tomorrow

    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said a bill that would allow private companies to help build public works projects will get the governor's signature tomorrow. Lawmakers approved the bill laying out rules for public-private partnerships on Monday afternoon, the...
  • Maryland lawmakers pass bill to boost public-private partnerships

    Maryland lawmakers pass bill to boost public-private partnerships
    Maryland's deteriorating infrastructure could receive a boost from private investor dollars, thanks to legislation passed Monday designed to enhance public-private partnerships. The idea behind so-called public-private partnerships, or P3s, is to get...
  • Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems

    Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems
    Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems. "Timing is...
  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia. He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit over I-95 travel plazas contract

    Judge dismisses lawsuit over I-95 travel plazas contract
    A Baltimore circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit against state officials and a Florida company that claimed the bidding process to award construction and operation of the two Interstate 95 travel plazas was illegal and biased. Judge Audrey Carrion ruled...
  • Baltimore's new waterfront

    Baltimore's new waterfront
    Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Authority advises caution on ICC privatization

    Authority advises caution on ICC privatization
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has thrown some cold water on the idea of leasing the Intercounty Connector as a relatively pain-free way of raising money to pay for other projects – saying such deals are too complex to enter into without...
  • New port cranes begin to shoulder load at Seagirt

    New port cranes begin to shoulder load at Seagirt
    The manufacturers of Asia just got a lot closer to Baltimore. Four massive cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal began writing the next chapter in the region's maritime history Thursday morning as they started unloading a 981-foot cargo ship laden...