Daniels cancels $1.34B privatization contract

October 15, 2009

There’s breaking news late this afternoon that Governor Mitch Daniels has cancelled the state’s much-criticized contract to privative Indiana’s welfare system.

Here’s the lead of that story from the Indianapolis Star:

Gov. Mitch Daniels today canceled the state’s $1.34 billion contract with an IBM-led group to privatize Indiana’s welfare system.

The cancellation is a stunning turnaround from Daniels’ December 2006 decision to award the contract.

To read the rest of this story at IndyStar.com, click here.  

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