Illinois Bill Would Let Chicago Explore More Privatization Deals

Shields, Yvette
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32333, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports legislative developments on a bill that serves as a basis for the probable privatization of portions of Chicago's Midway Airport and several other city facilities. The bill, which is pending before the house, is sponsored by Senator Don Harmon. It was believed that Chicago would benefit on several fronts from deals facilitated by the pending legislation.


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