The fact is, every government in America buys a large number of goods and services from the private sector every day. Governments decide what they need and who can provide it for the best value, just as we do in our private lives.
Within the divisive competitive bidding program are a few issues that most people agree need work.
Vince Hall’s explosive interview, Burdick vs. Goldsmith and more.
San Diego leaders have known for years that the risk of late emergency medical responses is higher in some of the city’s poorest and brownest neighborhoods. They haven’t spent a dime to fix it.
The latest City Council discussions on managed competition miss an important nuance.
It turns out that two disparate power players are actually playing a very similar game.
Local wonks and activists weigh in on Mayor Bob Filner’s first proposed budget.
City officials will spend months reviewing the managed competition process, placing some potential contracts on hold.
The San Diego Police Department is digging out of a budget hole instead of digging in to San Diego’s gang problem with fresh tactics.
Mayor Bob Filner wants stakeholders to suggest possible improvements to the managed competition process.