Governor John Kitzhaber is seeking immediate legal action against Oracle, the California based tech company. The state hired Oracle to build there health insurance website but found an overwhelming number of glitches upon delivery. Governor Kitzhaber has recruited the support of many leading political figures in his fight demanding Oracle to refund the money paid out by the state. This article details Kitzhaber's mission to ensure justice is served.
"The time has come to hold Oracle accountable for its failure to deliver technology that worked on the timelines the company committed to," Kitzhaber said, according to prepared remarks delivered to the state legislature on Thursday. "I believe the law is on our side. I believe justice is on our side,” he said. Kitzhaber also reached out to the federal government over the controversy in a letter to Health and Human Services Inspector General Ellen Rosenblum. He also pushed Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to help reclaim funds paid to the company.