Perry Beneficiary Behind Federal Health Website

The lead technology contractor behind the problem-ridden federal online health insurance marketplace is a beneficiary of the Texas Enterprise Fund, according to a money-in-politics watchdog group.

Texans for Public Justice reported Friday afternoon that Montreal-based CGI Group, which provides IT consulting services, received a $1.8 million state investment in 2011 through the Texas Enterprise Fund, a state business incentive fund overseen by Gov. Rick Perry.

The company’s CGI Federal subsidiary is the IT contractor behind the insurance marketplace website — a key component of the Affordable Care Act launched Oct. 1. The rollout of the website was received ...

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