How Privatization Can Streamline Government, Improve Services, and Reduce Costs for Kansas Taxpayers
by Leonard Gilroy, Harris Kenny, Todd Davidson
Kansas Policy Institute
February 13, 2013
Kansas policymakers, like their peers around the U.S., must confront the “new normal” in governance, one based on a constrained fiscal environment with looming cost increases and challenges in areas like healthcare and pensions. Meanwhile taxpayers want government to deliver better service at a better price. But with proper attention to best practices, due diligence, and case studies in implementation, policymakers can use privatization as a powerful way to streamline government, improve services, and lower costs for taxpayers.