A Three Trillion Dollar Reason to Work Together: Public-Private Partnerships Are Here to Stay
June 13, 2012
"All across the land trouble is brewing, as tax revenues continue to shrink and The Great Recession slogs on. ... Almost every state has reduced educational funds and numerous school districts are being forced to lay off teachers, reduce bus services and eliminate curriculum. Colleges and universities, public hospitals, law enforcement organizations and public transportation agencies are struggling to find additional revenues. Roads and bridges can no longer be maintained with public funds. Relief won't come quickly or easily, but one thing is crystal clear: government must reach out to private sector partners for innovative solutions."