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  • McAuliffe, concerned about IT contracts, calls for review

    Longstanding rumblings that Gov. Terry McAuliffe is displeased with state contracting practices came out into the open today when he called for a sweeping review of state contracts for information technology and service contracts.  "Virginia taxpayers...
  • Greek state workers strike against job cuts

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek doctors, prison staff and other state workers went on strike on Wednesday to protest against public sector firings imposed as part of the country's 240 billion euro international bailout. The 24-hour strike, which is expected...
  • India says private funds will help rail system, but gives no details

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government disappointed markets with its first major economic policy statement on Tuesday, promising to seek foreign and private funding for the railways but giving no details of how it would...
  • Liquor privatization effort kicked?

    With the passage last week of a state budget, Republicans' bid to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business is looking tapped out. Gov. Tom Corbett initially linked the budget to passage of liquor and pension reform, but when liquor reform began looking...
  • Italy's Post Office president sees sale 'after November'

    ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government's sale of 40 percent of the postal service Poste Italiane will take place after November, the company's president said on Tuesday in the latest indication that the listing slated for this year may be pushed back....
  • Pennsylvania alcohol prices competitive with some surrounding states, review finds

    Pennsylvania alcohol prices competitive with some surrounding states, review finds
    Supporters of liquor sale privatization take as a given that getting rid of the state monopoly will lead to cheaper alcohol. But a comparison between Pennsylvania prices and those states bordering Western Pennsylvania shows that the Liquor Control Board...
  • Italian minister delays goal of repaying commercial debts

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy will settle the debt arrears it owes to private sector suppliers by the end of this year, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said in a newspaper interview on Sunday, pushing back previous commitments. The Italian state owes some 75...
  • Privatization of emergency first responders is dangerous

    The Tribune’s defense of suburban North Riverside’s bid to abolish its fire department in favor of a private, profit-incentive service steps way beyond the boundary of sensibility. Worse, your June 26 editorial advocates government malfeasance...
  • Power cuts hit parts of Greece as electricity workers strike

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Parts of Greece were hit by power cuts on Thursday evening after electricity workers began one of a series of 48-hour strikes against government plans to sell off part of the country's biggest power producer. Some Athens districts,...
  • An open road

    If there's a conclusion to be drawn from Virginia's experience on the U.S. 460 project it's that we should rethink how we use public-private partnerships for building roads. If neither auditors nor taxpayers can account for every penny spent, then...
  • Elizabeth River tunnels project contract spurred creation of HRTAC

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, which will manage regional transportation revenues from gas and sales taxes, will become an official state body on Tuesday. But several of the legislators, mayors and county board chairs who...
  • Back to Square One

    Every 10 years or so, Newport News revisits an old idea. It begins with a parcel of land in the shadow of City Hall. There are grand plans of building things, such as a convention center or a luxury hotel. Enthusiasm, overwhelming at first, ebbs in the...