Public Private Partnership Bulletin

January 22, 2005

Pardon Our Dust

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1. Eastern State privatization draws editorial comments and union opposition

Eastern State: Some considerations as privatization is contemplated,” Daily Press, January 12, 2005

Eastern State union opposes hospital takeover,” Daily Press, January 13, 2005

2. PPTA draws support from Governor Warner (article and copy of the Governor’s speech)

Va. Session Opens With Warner Stressing Roads, Bipartisanship,” Washington Post, January 13, 2005

2005 State Of The Commonwealth, Governor Warner, January 12, 2005 [PDF document]

3. Clarke County PPEA causes angst

Tensions Mount As CCHS Bond Deadline Looms,” The Winchester Star, January 13, 2005

4. Environmental activists attack PPTA

Where’s VDOT’s private funding?The Roanoke Times, January 16, 2005

5. Federal DOT requests comments on highway requirements

Office of the Secretary of Transportation, Notice of Regulatory Review [PDF document]

6. Contractors shun Western Bypass PPTA opportunity

I-95 bypass fails to draw interest of contractors,” Richmond Times-Dispatch, January 19, 2005

7. Developer proposes new plan for Clarke County PPEA

Another Option Developer Presents Revised Plan for Clarke High School,” The Winchester Star, January 19, 2005

8. Loudoun PPTA for roads defended

Loudoun Letters to the Editor, “Creekside’s Generous Plan,” Washington Post, January 20, 2005

9. 95 HOT Lanes PPTA proposals advance

State panel advances plans for HOT lanes,” The Free Lance-Star, January 21, 2005

10. Wise County considers consultant to lure PPEA-related data center

Supervisors support hiring consultant for data center,” The Coalfield Progress, January 20, 2005

11. PPEA and PPTA bills under consideration by 2005 General Assembly

There are many bills impacting the PPTA and PPEA now under consideration by the General Assembly. Many will be amended over the next few weeks. The following are links to some of them:


PPTA – Governor’s package 

PPTA – House GOP package 

Other PPTA bills