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Geoffrey Segal is the director of privatization and government reform at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He is also editor of Reason's Privatization Watch.
Segal recently served as an advisor to Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's Center for Efficient Government. In addition, his counsel has recently been sought out by Gov. Mark Sanford and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, where he is working with the Government Efficiency and Financial Planning group inside the Office of Management and Budget. Segal is also an advisor to the Cost Cutting Caucus in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Segal is a highly skilled policy analyst with a strong, diversified background in policy research and project analysis focusing on public-private partnerships, competition, government efficiency, government spending and waste, transparency, accountability, and government performance.
Segal has worked closely with legislators in California, New York, Florida, Indiana, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon, Kentucky, Ohio, Washington D.C., Colorado, Minnesota, Maryland, Maine, North and South Carolina, Hawaii, Arizona, and Texas in efforts to reduce government spending, improve government performance, and enhance accountability in government programs.
Segal has testified to the United States Senate and numerous state legislatures and agencies. He has written dozens of articles for leading publications including Investor's Business Daily, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Indianapolis Star, Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, and New York Sun. Segal is also a contributing editor to Budget & Tax News. A frequent guest on television and radio, he has appeared on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto" as well as CNBC's "Closing Bell w/Maria Bartiromo" and "Power Lunch."
Segal earned a B.A. in Political Science at Arizona State University and a Master of Public Policy from Pepperdine University.
- Comparing the Performance of Private and Public Prisons
If you can't win, change the rules
April 4, 2008
- Streamlining San Diego
Achieving Taxpayer Savings and Government Reforms Through Managed Competition
Geoffrey Segal, Adam Summers, Leonard Gilroy and W. Erik Bruvold
September 1, 2007
- In Order to Solve the Problem, We Need More of the Problem
August 27, 2007, 6:16am
- Bottled Water: The New Cigarette
August 14, 2007, 6:12am
- Now there's four...
August 13, 2007, 5:50am
- Officials Should Embrace Private Infrastructure Investment
Bridge tragedy underscores need to tap private sector capital, expertise
Leonard Gilroy and Geoffrey Segal
August 9, 2007
- CNBC: America's Infrastructure
August 2, 2007, 3:34pm
- The Politics of Disaster
August 1, 2007, 3:42pm
- Exploring Private Prisons
August 1, 2007, 6:00am
- Farm Bill, Privatization and Union Dues
July 28, 2007, 6:55am
- Borrowing Won't Fix Pennsylvania's Road Problems
State left billions on the table by ignoring possible turnpike lease deals
July 25, 2007
- The Indiana Toll Road: One Year Later
Examining predictions about the toll roads lease deal
July 25, 2007
- WSJ: Gridlock in the Air
July 20, 2007, 7:16am
- Middle Class Welfare
July 18, 2007, 2:35pm
- Union Disclosure and Transparency
July 15, 2007, 9:00am
- Postal Privatization: Alive and Well...
July 15, 2007, 5:42am
- Daniels, Privatizaiton, and Reelection
July 15, 2007, 5:18am
- The Governator Goes PPP
July 8, 2007, 5:13am
- Supreme Court Ruling Threatens Privatization
July 4, 2007, 12:22pm
- Bottled Water, Choice and Privatization
July 2, 2007, 7:09am
- $180 Million and Counting
July 1, 2007, 2:37pm
- Corzine on Concessions
July 1, 2007, 6:19am
- Happy Birthday Indiana Toll Road
June 28, 2007, 1:20pm
- WSJ: Road Blockhead
June 25, 2007, 6:01am
- Mass Subsidy for Mass Transit
June 24, 2007, 8:28am
- Hold Onto Your Wallets
June 20, 2007, 6:01am
- Unconstitutional Power Grab
Reps. Oberstar and DeFazio ignore Tenth Amendment in push to stop states from using transportation PPPs
June 19, 2007
- "Our Members Come First"
June 19, 2007, 1:34pm
- Another New Sandy Springs?
June 19, 2007, 12:35pm
- Add Massachusetts to the List...
June 13, 2007, 8:20am
- Whatever Happened to Federalism?
June 12, 2007, 8:49am
- When Did Profit Become a Bad Word?
June 12, 2007, 5:36am
- XM/Sirius vs. NAB
June 11, 2007, 5:38pm
- Getting the State Out of the Liquor Business
June 11, 2007, 5:49am
- Leasing the Pennsylvania Turnpike: A Response to Critics of Gov. Rendell's Plan
Peter Samuel and Geoffrey Segal
June 1, 2007
- Michigan iPod Follow Up
April 10, 2007, 6:42pm
- Michigan: How Not to Fix an Economy
April 6, 2007, 5:42am
- Putting Performance First
April 3, 2007, 3:49pm
- FREE MONEY
April 3, 2007, 1:15pm
- Arizona Subsidy Backlash
April 3, 2007, 1:02pm
- HOT to Trot
HOT lanes would provide time-sensitive Virginians an alternative to congestion
March 21, 2007
- Building New Roads Through Public-Private Partnerships: Frequently Asked Questions
Policy Brief 58
Leonard Gilroy, Robert Poole, Peter Samuel and Geoffrey Segal
March 1, 2007
- Innovative Solution to Saving the Environment
March 1, 2007, 10:11am
- The Emerging Paradigm: Financing and Managing Pennsylvania's Transportation Infrastructure and Mass Transit
Matthew Brouillette, Geoffrey Segal and Adrian Moore
March 1, 2007
- Several States Consider Privatizing Their Lotteries
Revenues should be used for infrastructure, not to increase government spending
February 23, 2007
- His Way or No Highway
Sen. John Chichester has shut down Virginia's best chance to address the transportation crisis
February 5, 2007
- Dynamic Scoring Anyone?
January 23, 2007, 1:28pm
- Pennsylvania Must Join Private Sector, Boost Infrastructure
Public-private partnerships can facilitate shift towards 21st century transportation network
January 17, 2007
- Turn the Turnpike Into a Solution
Public-private partnerships are a trend elsewhere and could help Pennsylvania pay for its paving
January 14, 2007
- Scary Truth Amid Government Accountability
Local governments have opportunities to shrink government and taxpayer commitments
Benita M. Dodd and Geoffrey Segal
January 12, 2007
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