Can government be cut down in size? Over at NC Capitol Connection, our colleague Matt Caulder reports on one move in that direction: the privatization of the state motor pool.
It's a familiar story. There was a perceived need for a supply of vehicles for emergencies. Over time, the size of the pool expanded. But the costs grew, and a state office can't supply the same kind of service as a private enterprise. The NC Gear effort spotted this, and the motor pool will shut down at the end of this week.
So, do you think there are other state projects that have over time mushroomed in size and cost, while providing inferior service, and that could also be downsized or closed entirely?