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Kentucky county seeks P3 solution to drug epidemic

Many county judges, attorneys and law enforcement officials across Kentucky are watching Madison County, where local leaders hope to form a public-private partnership to solve a growing drug problem that plagues many areas. If successful, it would be the state’s first local P3 project since legislation was passed last year governing P3 deals.

In ‘era of dwindling public resources’ P3 offers possibilities

That desire to find a better option is why we sought to bring public-private partnerships to Kentucky. In the enduring debate of which can do a job better — government or business — we asked: Why can’t it be both?

P3 energy deal increases Ohio State endowment

Thanks to a public-private partnership, Ohio State University’s endowment will receive $1 billion. The board of trustees recently approved a deal with French company Engie and Axium Infrastructure Inc. of Montreal to manage its energy and electricity systems for 50 years.

Innovative program seeks to stop cycle of repeat offenders

Salt Lake County is teaming up with a nonprofit organization and private donors to help men who are repeatedly arrested get their lives back on track.

Business, Government Must Join Forces to Address Huge Infrastructure Needs

The need for major investments in public infrastructure is unquestioned. The 2017 Infrastructure Grade Card says that our nation’s built environment – its public streets and highways, schools and parks, water and sewer facilities – deserves a dismal D+. At this point, we’re an estimated $4.59 trillion behind.

In Kentucky, our schools need an estimated $453 million of capital improvements. More than 4,000 bridges and overpasses – rated as deficient or functionally obsolete – need repair or replacement. And water and sewer systems in communities across the Commonwealth need a staggering $12.44 billion in improvements.

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