Is Virginia’s Road Building Deal a Model for Trump?

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The Indiana Toll Road, built by private partners Cintra and Macquarie, went bankrupt in 2014. (Credit: Indiana Public Media)

President Donald Trump has signaled strong interest in partnering with the private sector to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure.  Critics warn that public-private partnerships or P3s often allow savvy corporations to fleece taxpayers, but Governor McAuliffe and his secretary of transportation say they’ve found a way to protect the public and make P3s a success. Sandy Hausman has more in this first story of a two-part series.

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