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This article explores the paths taken by California and Virginia in developing their respective public-private partnership programs, includes a comparison of the legislative authority in each state and examines the successes and failures that each state has had. Notes that a lack of transparency and poorly written contracts, a contract that includes a non-compete clause is an example of this, are among the primary critiques of the two programs.  Article also provides a brief look ahead for the two programs including a number of projects that are being pursued for P3 delivery in both states.