What’s a city or county official expected to do?

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Rarely does a session of the Texas Legislature end without aggressive advocacy from local government leaders with one unified message – “No more unfunded mandates, please.” State and federal officials all too often push government obligations down to city and county levels and then allocate no funding to pay for the new mandates. As painful […]

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As large public projects funded, watch for green infrastructure innovations

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After the November election, infrastructure reform is one of only a few topics that can be discussed with civility. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t conflicting opinions about how to fix the problems. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to infuse $1 trillion into infrastructure spending, but Congress will have a strong hand in approving the […]

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Think deteriorating roadways are damaging your vehicle? Think again…it’s more serious than that!

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The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) recently reported that pavement on 32 percent of America’s roadways is in substandard condition. That results in very rough rides for motorists. Vehicles don’t hold up well under constant jarring and tires don’t last long either…but that’s only a fraction of the real cost for motorists. The accelerating deterioration of […]

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Billions approved for transit opportunities throughout U.S.

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On Nov. 8, voters gave a huge show of support by approving bond packages that allocated billions of dollars in funding for major public transportation projects across the country. Front and center in many of the bond referendums were transit projects of all types. Contractors, engineers, planning firms, environmental companies and consultants will be monitoring […]

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Nabers to Participate at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will again be participating in the P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017, February 27th to March 1st in Dallas. Last year’s event drew more than 1,200 attendees who said they found the conference to be the most effective place on their event schedule to cultivate relationships and network with the industry’s most active and influential professionals.

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Date: February 27, 2017—March 1, 2017
Event: Nabers to Participate at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017
Topic: P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers for The Hill: Officials fear hackers may target voting systems as election approaches

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The presidential candidates are not the only ones worried about the outcome of the upcoming November general election. With Election Day less than a month away, recent increases in cyberattacks and data breaches have state election officials throughout the country on edge. Voting systems nationwide are in jeopardy and many states are turning to the […]

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Nabers to present at higher education P3 conference in California

Strategic Partnerships, Inc. CEO Mary Scott Nabers will lead a round table discussion on how to avoid a failed public-private partnership at the Oct. 3-4 P3 Higher Education Summit in San Diego. The event is one of the largest gatherings of campus leaders and P3 development experts in the U.S.

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Date: October 3, 2016—October 4, 2016
Event: Nabers to present at higher education P3 conference in California
Sponsor: Higher Education Summit
Location: San Diego, CA
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to speak at North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will again be among the speakers for the annual CG/LA Infrastructure-sponsored North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum. This year’s event, the organization’s eighth, is set for Oct. 25-27 in Denver.

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Date: October 25, 2016—October 27, 2016
Event: Nabers to speak at North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum
Sponsor: CG/LA Infrastructure
Location: Denver, CO
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to attend Georgetown University transportation P3 event

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the transportation P3 event “The Long and Winding Road to Smart City Public Private Partnerships” in Washington D.C. on September 15, 2016. The event is co-sponsored by Smart & Resilient Cities and Meeting of the Minds.

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Date: September 15, 2016
Event: Nabers to attend Georgetown University transportation P3 event
Sponsor: Meeting of the Minds and Smart & Resilient Cities
Venue: Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to attend higher education P3 summit

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend “The Higher Education P3 Summit” in San Diego, October 3-4, 2016. The event will focus on successful P3s related to student housing as well as the expansion of other types of P3 projects to college and university campuses.

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Date: October 3, 2016—October 4, 2016
Event: Nabers to attend higher education P3 summit
Sponsor: P3C
Location: San Diego, CA
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to speak at P3Connect

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will be a featured speaker at P3Connect. She will be joined by top leaders from all segments of the P3 community to map the future of P3s. The event, which is sponsored by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP), is being held in Chicago, June 27 – 29, 2016.

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Date: June 27, 2016—June 29, 2016
Event: Nabers to speak at P3Connect
Sponsor: NCPPP
Venue: Venue SIX10
Location: Chicago, IL
Registration: Click here to register.
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What’s a city or county official expected to do?

credit-squeeze-522549_960_720

Rarely does a session of the Texas Legislature end without aggressive advocacy from local government leaders with one unified message – “No more unfunded mandates, please.” State and federal officials all too often push government obligations down to city and county levels and then allocate no funding to pay for the new mandates. As painful […]

Read More »

As large public projects funded, watch for green infrastructure innovations

oyster_reef_restoration

After the November election, infrastructure reform is one of only a few topics that can be discussed with civility. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t conflicting opinions about how to fix the problems. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to infuse $1 trillion into infrastructure spending, but Congress will have a strong hand in approving the […]

Read More »

Think deteriorating roadways are damaging your vehicle? Think again…it’s more serious than that!

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The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) recently reported that pavement on 32 percent of America’s roadways is in substandard condition. That results in very rough rides for motorists. Vehicles don’t hold up well under constant jarring and tires don’t last long either…but that’s only a fraction of the real cost for motorists. The accelerating deterioration of […]

Read More »

Billions approved for transit opportunities throughout U.S.

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On Nov. 8, voters gave a huge show of support by approving bond packages that allocated billions of dollars in funding for major public transportation projects across the country. Front and center in many of the bond referendums were transit projects of all types. Contractors, engineers, planning firms, environmental companies and consultants will be monitoring […]

Read More »