Tag Archives: privatization

Deal rejects privatization of child welfare services

Gov. Nathan Deal wants to boost the number of child welfare caseworkers, but decides against privatizing the state agency . . .

Tags: Bobby Cagle , child welfare , DFCS , Nathan Deal , privatization

Corvias snares $517 million campus housing contract

Board of Regents awards a $517 million contract for the privatization of student dorms at the state’s public colleges . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Corvias , privatization , student dorms , University System

DFCS sets two trial projects for privatized foster care

DFCS announces it will test the privatization of foster care in two of its North Georgia region . . .

Tags: DFCS , foster care , privatization , Sharon Hill

Deal names council to revise child welfare system

Gov. Nathan Deal names an advisory council to recommend revisions in the state’s child welfare programs . . .

Tags: child welfare , Nathan Deal , privatization , study council

Senate votes to privatize foster child care

Legislation to privatize foster care is adopted by the Senate and moves to the Georgia House . . .

Tags: DFCS , foster care , Nan Orrock , privatization , Renee Unterman

Transit privatization doesn’t work so well for Savannah

Savannah abandons the privatization of its transit system with more than two years to go on a contract with the private operator . . .

Tags: Jeff Mullis , MARTA , privatization , Savannah , Steve Gooch , transit , Veolia

House passes MARTA privatization bill

House Republicans pass legislation that clamps down on the administration of MARTA, requires privatization of internal functions . . .

Tags: Al Williams , MARTA , Mike Jacobs , Pat Gardner , privatization , union

House panel okays MARTA management bills

Legislation giving the General Assembly tighter control over MARTA’s operations and the union that represents MARTA workers is approved by the House Transportation Committee . . .

Tags: Al Williams , ATU , labor contract , MARTA , Mike Jacobs , privatization

DCH picks Navigant for Medicaid revamp

The Department of Community Health hires a consulting firm to recommend changes in the state’s Medicaid and PeachCare health insurance programs . . .

Tags: DCH , managed care , Medicaid , Navigant , PeachCare , privatization , Sonny Perdue