Arkansas governor proceeds with Human Services proposal
August 25, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's administration is moving forward with a proposed state Department of Human Services technology contract despite a majority of senators voting twice against reviewing the proposal.
House members voted 21-2 to review the proposed contract, but senators voted 9-6 and 10-6 against the review.
Some lawmakers have criticized the department's proposed three-year, $75.3 million contract with Deloitte Consulting because it's more expensive than the three-year, $54.4 million proposal submitted by current contract holder Northrop Grumman, the A...