$2 MILLION BATHROOM

John Stossel investigates a New York City park bathroom that cost $2 million to build.
DATE: 08/07/2017

Discussion Questions

1. Why do government buildings seem to cost so much?

2. What makes government buildings different from private ones? Is one better than the other? Defend your answer.

3. What is "prevailing wage"? Is it admirable that workers are getting paid these wages for government projects? Does that make the high cost of the building worth it? Why or why not?

4. Are there too many rules to follow when getting public buildings built? Are the rules necessary? Why aren't they considered necessary in the private sector?

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