Commentary

New at Reason: Time to Step It Up on Privatization in Virginia

In my new Bacon’s Rebellion column, I write that Virginia is generally regarded as a pioneer and early adopter in the privatization of various state government programs and functions. But at the same time, the state’s privatization efforts of late have tended to advance slowly and in piecemeal fashion. Given the pace at which other states are moving forward with privatization initiatives large and small, Virginia policymakers will need to step up their game.

Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report 2009
Reason Foundation’s Privatization Research and Commentary

Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation and senior managing director of Reason's Pension Integrity Project.