Tuesday, June 8, 2004
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More cost savings from protectionism
It seems that California is not the only state that is coming to grips with the costs that come from outlawing offshore outsourcing.
The AP's Allen Breed reports that in the wake of efforts to block the offshore outsourcing of government contracts, some state legislatures don't like the pricey hangover:
posted by Dan on 06.08.04 at 02:24 PM
It would be money well spent due to the multiplier effect. Also, the state will receive a small portion of that expenditure directly back as tax revenue.
I'm always suspicious of these numbers because they always have that whiff of management post facto padding and obscuration to justify their previous decision.posted by: hoof in mouth on 06.08.04 at 02:24 PM [permalink]
Of course, the outsourcing of the call center to India will mean a lower quality of service to food stamp recipients...
Maybe they will become disgruntled and stop using the program? ;-)
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