Real ID enforcement delayed again after pandemic-era backlogs
Citing states DMV backlogs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DHS is delaying enforcement of Real ID requirements for travelers until May 2025.
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.