Alabama Gives $47M To Same Company That Botched Obamacare Website

Yellowhammer News

The State of Alabama chose the same company who oversaw the rollout of HealthCare.gov to upgrade the state’s financial management software, and is now experiencing similar results.

 The State of Alabama Accounting and Resource System, STAARS, had not been updated for roughly a quarter century, prompting state government leaders in 2013 to pursue a new, highly automated system that they believed would make doing business with state government more efficient. At a cost of $47 million, the state hired to implement the upgrades a Canadian company called CGI Group, one of the largest information technology and business process services companies in the world. Read More.

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