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Several Privatization and Cost Cutting Bills Introduced in Virginia

Virginia’s General Assembly opened session today — several privatization bills were offered up including a bill to privatize all highway maintenance and correctional food service. There are several other great ideas on cutting costs and restraining the size of government. The Virginia Cost Cutting Caucus blog has a rundown of some of the key bills.

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.