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White House Launches Effort To Upgrade Federal Websites

The White House has launched an initiative to improve the federal government’s websites and technology infrastructure. The government had its challenges with the launch of the Affordable Care Act.

Mikey Dickerson, an engineer who took a leave from Google to oversee fixes to the HealthCare.gov website, will lead the effort and a team of about 25 experts.

Amy Schatz of Re/code joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson with details.


  • Amy Schatz, tech policy reporter at Re/code. She tweets @Amy_Schatz.
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