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California to Tap Private Dollars to Build Public Courthouse…Why Stop There?

I was interviewed and quoted for this Wall Street Journal article yesterday on California’s plans to tap private financing to develop a new public courthouse in Long Beach. As I noted in the article, hopefully policymakers will start to realize that if you can use this model for things like roads and courthouses, then why not schools, higher ed facilities, psychiatric hospitals, etc.?

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Leonard Gilroy is Senior Managing Director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. The Pension Integrity Project assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.