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Mass., Vt. halt payments
to firm behind health sites

Boston Globe, by Tracy Jan*

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 12/26/2013 2:18:21 PM

WASHINGTON — Even as President Obama’s health insurance website limps to recovery, at least two states that used the same contractor and are still plagued with malfunctions — Massachusetts and Vermont — are taking preliminary steps to recoup taxpayer dollars. Massachusetts officials are reviewing legal options against CGI Group, a Montreal-based information technology company, and will make recommendations on how to seek financial redress at a Jan. 9 meeting. So far, the state has paid $11 million of its $69 million contract with CGI. It will not pay a penny more until a functioning website has been delivered, said Jason

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*Chelsea Conaboy contributed to this report.
CGI´s senior executive, a Princeton schoolmate of Moochelle´s, was logged into the White House many times during the period when this no-bid contract was being granted to her company. CGI is notorious for faulty work in Canada and here.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: tipover, 12/26/2013 2:27:54 PM     (No. 9668563)

CGI was also hired by Hawaii. Same result w/r to the product.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/26/2013 2:50:18 PM     (No. 9668585)

If they guys at Enron and Tyco got jail time, same should happen here.

Where are the orange jumpsuits?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sw penn, 12/26/2013 3:57:19 PM     (No. 9668638)

Capital Idea!

Can we withhold payments to malfunctioning politicians?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 12/26/2013 4:13:16 PM     (No. 9668659)

Frauds in the Private world go to jail. Why do frauds in the Government word get promoted?

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