Mihos: Aloisi planning Pike service plaza sales
By Jim O’Sullivan/State House News Service
Tue Jan 13, 2009, 01:19 PM EST
Boston, Mass. – New Transportation Secretary James Aloisi is planning to sell the 11 service area plazas along the Massachusetts Turnpike, with a potential windfall of $300 million that would enable the state to remove tolls on the western Pike, former board member Christy Mihos said Tuesday….
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On the surface this looks like it could be good. My main concern is if this is used as a 1 year temporary patch without addressing the core problem of government spending. Simply selling assets doesn’t change the ledger balance, it just changes one asset (the plazas) into another (cash).
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