Public Private Partnerships (P3)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson continued his visit to Miami Thursday. Carson is on what he calls a cross-country "listening tour" learning about the projects HUD and other housing organizations fund.

A multi-billion-dollar investment is about to be made in public safety infrastructure throughout the United States and every community in America will be impacted. A contract valued at $6.5 billion for the first five years of its 25-year term has been awarded to U.S. wireless carrier AT&T by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) for the buildout of a nationwide broadband network to serve millions of first responders and public safety officials.

The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Tuesday held a hearing looking into ways to improve cybersecurity across the healthcare sector. In recent years, cybersecurity has been a growing concern in healthcare, with high profile cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities causing disruptions for insurers, hospitals and medical device makers.

Transportation labor leaders have laid out a strategy focused on shaping President Donald Trump's $1 trillion transportation infrastructure package and tackling challenges faced by transportation workers. Related Content: But the labor leaders, along with Democrats in Congress who support the infrastructure package, differ with the administration's thoughts on how to finance the projects.

If there’s a manual anywhere on public-private partnerships (P3s/PPPs), it may have been written in Washington, D.C.  But not, as one might suspect, by lawmakers in the halls of the U.S. Congress.  The manual could have been written by some visionary locally elected leaders of the Council of the District of Columbia.

AT&T has expanded its Smart Cities program by partnering up with the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) - a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan for the City of Dallas - to launch the DIA Smart Cities Living Lab.

There’s lots of news about major cities launching public-private partnerships (P3s) to rebuild, upgrade and improve urban assets. The P3s have become attractive because of a lack of public funding and an abundance of private-sector capital just waiting to be tapped.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:30

The United States’ infrastructure is in need, and public-private partnerships are shaping up to be the solution. Already favored by the current administration, P3s are complex deals that, if properly planned and executed, can update vital infrastructure while saving governments and taxpayers money.

Trump has pledged to spend $1 trillion on U.S. infrastructure Administration wants to tap private sector funds for projects The White House is working on plans for improving U.S. transportation and other key structures, but agreeing on how to pay for expensive new projects won't be easy, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao told the nation's governors.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 15:30

This program from Scranton Gillette Communications and Meeting of the Minds explores the position of Public Private Partnerships for Transportation (P3s) in the modern infrastructure portfolio. This second panel identifies smart P3 strategies to employ and the pitfalls to avoid.

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