Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Indiana Politics

Indiana is also in the throes (it appears) of's what was posted there:

Big Deal: Texas Ends Accenture Contract Early Amid Problems, Lack Of Savings

"'You suggest that this agency has not acted in good faith and has retreated from agreements we reached in December,' Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Albert Hawkins wrote Monday in a letter to Accenture. 'This is incorrect. To the contrary, (the options Accenture offered) contradicted many of the agreements Accenture made with the state.'

"As the deal dissolves, Accenture spokesman Jim McAvoy said he doesn't expect either side to blame the other for what went wrong.

"'The state's position on funding wouldn't permit us to successfully operate the program,' McAvoy said.

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