UPDATED: Kelly administration ends $111 million in no-bid contracts


(Updated to reflect response from CGI)

Gov. Laura Kelly's administration on Thursday ended $111 million in no-bid contracts with a Canadian information technology company that officials said could not meet its obligations.

"These contracts were not in the best interest of our state," Kelly said in a statement. "Not only that, the process for initiating these contracts was contrary to the guidelines for state procurement."

The administration's announcement to end the contracts with CGI came a little more than three months after state revenue officials revealed that the company's system for processing tax returns was running . . .


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