Work on Minnesota's new vehicle licensing system is (mostly) going OK

by • 2 years ago

The $52 million project to replace the failure known as MNLARS appears to be progressing on-time and under budget, but auditors are already raising concerns.

After MNLARS troubles, Minnesota's deputy registrars will be reimbursed

by • 3 years ago

The state will reimburse 179 deputy registrars a total of $13 million for lost business incurred when the computer system wasn't working properly.

Minnesota gives up on troubled vehicle licensing system

by • 3 years ago

Gov. Tim Walz said he's following a third-party review that recommended abandoning the costly and troubled MNLARS system for a prepackaged software solution.

Minnesota Gov. Walz names former St. Paul CIO as new IT commissioner

by • 3 years ago

Tarek Tomes, the former CIO of St. Paul, will take over the state's IT leadership as it seeks to get a problem-addled vehicle registration system under control.

Minnesota governor approves $13.3 million to continue repairs of buggy licensing and registration system

by • 3 years ago

The new funding will go toward ongoing development of MNLARS systems and additional customer service staffing.

Auditor's report uncovers the decade that ruined Minnesota's licensing and registration system

by • 3 years ago

A report from the legislative auditor's office blames the struggling $100 million system on an amorphous band of public safety and IT department leaders.

Minnesota governor wants another $15.7 million to fix troubled vehicle registration system

by • 3 years ago

Gov. Tim Walz asked lawmakers for more money for the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, which has already const the state more than $100 million.

Minnesota CIO Johanna Clyborne steps down

by • 3 years ago

Newly inaugurated Gov. Tim Walz has not named a replacement technology official, and says he's "not going to rush" the decision.

Minnesota's public safety department accidentally shares 1,500 private addresses

by • 3 years ago

The infamous Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, or MNLARS, has been named the culprit.