Policy Brief

Privatization and Public-Private Partnership Trends in State Government

State Privatization Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2014

This section of Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report 2014 provides a comprehensive overview of the latest on privatization and public-private partnerships in state government. Subsections include:

A. State Budget Update

B. Privatization of State Lottery Management

C. Social Impact Bonds Continued to Gain Steam in 2013

D. State Liquor Privatization Update

E. As Massachusetts’s “Pacheco Law” Turns 20, Several States Propose Similar Anti-Privatization Bills

F. Social Infrastructure Public-Private Partnership Legislation Update

G. Higher Education Public-Private Partnerships Update

H. Child Welfare Privatization Update

I. State Privatization News and Notes

» Annual Privatization Report 2014: State Privatization [pdf, 6.0 MB]

» Complete Annual Privatization Report 2014

Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He also serves as senior managing director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, which assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.

Lisa Snell was the director of education and child welfare at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.