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#NCGA: Sens. Tarte, Hartsell bringing no-bid P3s to Concord, Kannapolis and Mint Hill?

We’re a little late on this one. We’ve been preoccupied with the election and the cromnibus nonsense in Washington. ┬áBut this little gem just caught our attention. ┬áThere’s been quite a hubbub in Mecklenburg County about bringing in a controversial Spanish contractor to build and…

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#NCGA: Bill in House lays groundwork for more P3s and toll roads

Today’s House calendar includes a little nugget introduced by Rep. Frank Iler (R) with the innocuous label of HB 1126: “DOT Partnerships with Private Developers.” Here’s the text: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 2 AN ACT TO REENACT THE AUTHORIZATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF 3…