St. Louis News: Comptroller Darlene Green Statement Regarding the Privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport
A private entity beholden to shareowners would put bottom-line profit over public service. A public vote must be part of this process.
ST LOUIS, MO – Yesterday, at the Board of Estimate and Apportionment I voted against approving an advisory consulting agreement for the privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The Comptroller’s Office does not support this effort to trade Lambert’s successful fiscal management and positive growth for the risks of privatization.
Lambert Airport has been a public entity since 1928 when St.