Tight Budgets To Drive Rise In Public-Private Projects

Law360, New York (March 23, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT) -- With local governments in the Midwest and around the U.S. facing tight budgets and pressing infrastructure needs, public-private partnerships for such projects are likely to be more common in the coming years, though such deals may face opposition from a public that is still warming up to the idea of a private role in infrastructure, attorneys said.

Bringing the private sector into infrastructure, a practice that is widespread in other countries but relatively rare in the U.S., has met with political resistance in some areas, but...
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