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BOYNE CITY -- Boyne City Public Schools will not privatize custodial services next school year. That was the unanimous agreement of the district board of education at its meeting Monday. By rejecting privatization, the district's eight full-time and...
Tags: Politics, Government, Company Privatization
HARRISBURG — Choice and convenience. They are two words Gov. Tom Corbett has used often since February. He says them when talking about his budget proposal to expand beer sales and sell the state-owned liquor store system to fund a four-year grant...
HARRISBURG — A new poll shows Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's poll numbers have sunk again, to depths a sitting governor has not seen in decades. That could make Corbett's climb out of the trenches that much more difficult as he prepares for a re-...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Government, Company Privatization, Polls
The use of contractor-operated prisons has been the source of considerable debate in Florida and around the country. The conversation has centered on whether they provide sufficient savings and perform adequately in other dimensions to justify their use....
HARRISBURG — First came the cops. Then came the drug-and-alcohol counselors. Next up was the moms. And finally, the kids. All of them told a state Senate committee Tuesday they oppose a plan to privatize wine and spirits sales and make beer more...
It's been 46 days since the Pennsylvania House voted to privatize the state liquor system and expand beer sales to more stores. Starting Tuesday, the state Senate tackles privatization. The Senate Committee on Law & Justice will hold the first of at...
Tags: Politics, Roxbury, Joseph B. Scarnati, Bucks County, Tom Corbett
The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
Tags: Witnesses, Trials, Politics, Murder, Bright House Networks
The ongoing circus atmosphere at Allentown City Hall over the privatization of the waterworks is somewhat reminiscent of a previous costly, solar-plexus punch to the soft underbelly of city finances that happened years ago. Remember what is causing...
Tags: Allentown, Government, Politics, Company Privatization
It was no accident Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan chose to announce his campaign for Northampton County executive in the shadow of Gracedale. Just as it was no surprise county Councilman Lamont McClure was greeted at his own campaign kickoff by...
A group that produced robocalls promoting the now-sunk port privatization efforts was accused of campaign finance violations by a watchdog group in Washington for election-season TV ads in Ohio. Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington, or...
A UK-based port trade publication posted and then pulled an article Thursday that said the Virginia Port Authority board had decided to shelve privatization plans, several days before a scheduled vote on that issue. "Despite having received multi-...
Capitol IdeasYo! The latest liquor amendment count is in as of 1 p.m. Lawmakers have added 124 amendments to the already amended House Bill 790, the liquor privatization bill, backed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,......
May 14, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 10, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 8, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 7, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Apr 22, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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