Public-private partnerships, not
Here's a detailed outline
of the Senate's proposed $850 million economic-stimulus package. The big surprise (and disappointment) is the number of 'shovel-ready' mass transit, science and other bricks-and-mortar projects that aren't getting funds. ... I don't mind Gov. Patrick trying to slip in funds
for private developments
-- as long as they're for infrastructure improvements and not described as 'public-private partnerships.' The phrase 'public-private partnerships' ranks up there with 'world-class city' on Hub Blog's list of the most despised political catchphrases.