The trouble is that private contractor will only do what the agreement states. When a states worker goes to do a job and he sees something else needs doing he does it. He then reports back to his manager what he found and what he did to mend the fault. The private contractor would come back and report what he has seen and if you want it repaired then that will cost more because it is not in the contract. The states will end up paying more in the long run. Also i will state now that states workers do take a pride in their job and money just cannot buy that. A good example is the hospital cleaners they will do what ever the sister says. Private worker on his contract may not have clean under the bed or behind cupboard where as the hospital cleaner will otherwise they may just get the sack. Image sister running her finger over a curtain rail and having dust on her finger, tells the cleaner to clean all the rails. The private cleaner will not do it because it is not in their contract. If you want me to do it then it will be a new contract costing more.