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Mar 21, 2006

Public Private Partnership Bulletin




1. General Assembly budget impasse causes concern in Hampton Roads

"A heavy toll Hampton Roads might need a new name: Hampton No Roads," Daily Press, March 9, 2006

2. Frederick County leaders use CIP to lure PPEA bids

"Improvements Plan Includes 9 New Projects," The Winchester Star, March 9, 2006 


3. Rappahannock Regional Jail issues PPEA for expansion project

This is a solicited PPEA from the Rappahannock Regional Jail:
Request for Proposals Under the Public - Private Educational Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002

Information about the jail's needs can also be found at

4. MWAA spins benefits of rail development proposal

"MWAA Promotes Dulles Rail Proposal: With authority taking the reigns, Metrorail could be five years away," Reston Connection, March 8, 2006

5. PPEA part of FOIA effort during 2006 General Assembly

"Open-government advocate cites good year at assembly," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 12, 2006

6. Bedford leaders tour Jefferson Forest prior to PPEA reconstruction effort

"JF tour helps with renovation plans," The News & Advance, March 11, 2006

7. 2006 General Assembly bills related to PPEA, PPTA and design-build

These are some of the PPEA, PPTA and design-build bills that passed the General Assembly. Several other efforts, including SB 541 creating a PPEA Oversight Commission, failed in the final negotiations.

8. Partnerships seen as key to reviving public transportation programs

"Outsourcing Public Transportationprivate Involvement Might Be Just Creative Enough to Work," Philadelphia Daily News, March 13, 2006

9. PPTA part, but not all, of Hampton Roads transportation solution according to editorials

"A choice ahead House Republicans can't duck responsibility for transportation funding," Daily Press, March 14, 2006

"To do, or not to do With special session approaching, what's it gonna be on roads?" Daily Press, March 21, 2006

10. Carlyle Group launches fund for public-private infrastructure investments

"Carlyle to Create A $1 Billion Fund For Public Projects," Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2006

11. Northrop Grumman job recruitment begins for PPEA project

"Northrop Grumman woos Virginia IT employees," Kingsport Times-News, Tuesday, March 21, 2006

12. International infrastructure deals draw attention

"Infrastructure: A Road to Riches?" Washington Post, March 20, 2006;