Government funding bill allows digital driver's licenses as Real ID


Congress' year-end spending package makes it easier for state-issued digital licenses to comply with new federal ID standards, which go into effect next Oct. 1.

What's in the pandemic relief bill for state tech?


The $2 trillion emergency relief bill contains several provisions that could address states' IT needs brought on by the spread of the coronavirus.

Governors ask for Real ID extension due to coronavirus


With state governments closing DMV offices amid the pandemic, governors say they need more time to ensure compliance and possibly upgrade the Real ID program's standards.

California lawmakers pass on third DMV audit, for now


Legislators say they'll let two current investigations yield results before pushing ahead with yet another one.

Minnesota claims success in $26 million Real ID system launch


Unlike the state's failing licensing and registration system, this project reportedly has no major issues so far.

DHS says Georgia meets REAL ID standards


Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that the state of Georgia has met its requirements for REAL ID.