A website that publishes U.S. government regulations crashed Monday, adding to the Obama administration’s Internet woes as the main Obamacare health care registration site reels from glitches and produces frustrated users.
The site, Regulations.gov, greeted visitors with an error message.
“We experienced temporary technical difficulties and are working to restore full operations as soon as possible,” the page said. “Please check the site periodically for availability. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.”
Last week, the site went down from Monday evening to Wednesday afternoon, The Hill newspaper reported.
The crashes are reminiscent of the problems that are spoiling the rollout of HealthCare.gov, a federal website that is supposed to connect residents of 36 states with health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
A team of tech experts are working around the clock to fix the site so it does not ruin the debut of President Obama’s signature domestic achievement.
Jeffrey Zients, a management expert tapped to oversee the effort, said HealthCare.gov should be working for the “vast majority” of users by the end of this month.