Tarek Tomes Becomes New MNIT Commissioner, Rounding Out Gov. Walz's CabinetMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz filled his last cabinet post Tuesday, and it is one of the toughest jobs in state government.
Minnesota Leaders Agree On $13M More For Balky MNLARS SystemLegislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz have agreed on plans to provide about $13 million in immediate funding so repairs can continue on Minnesota's troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS, and they're working to find $10 million to compensate registrars for losses they incurred trying to make it work.
House Committee Approves $15 Million In Emergency MNLARS FundingThe Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee voted in favor of $15 million dollars in emergency stopgap funding for MNLARS, the troubled licensing and vehicle registration program running through June of this year.
Report Cites Agency Failures In $100 Million MNLARS RolloutA new report cites massive failures by state agencies in the rollout of the $100 million MNLARS program.
Reports Blames DPS, IT Services For Botched MNLARS RolloutMinnesota's legislative auditor says two state agencies must share the blame for the troubled rollout in 2017 of a new driver's license and vehicle registration system.
Legislative Auditor Reports ‘Major Failure’ By Minn. DPS To Cooperate With Data Breach InvestigationA legislative auditor is reporting a major failure by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to cooperate with a data breach investigation.
Report: MNLARS Accidentally Shared The Private Info Of 1,500 DriversMNLARS, Minnesota’s computerized vehicle licensing system, has been the source of multiple headaches since it was launched more than a year ago.
Audit Report: MNLARS Overcharged & Undercharged Thousands For Vehicle RegistrationThe Office of the Legislative Auditor found the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) entered inaccurate data over a seven-month period, causing some people to pay different tax amounts on similar transactions.
House Fails To Override Dayton's Veto On MNLARS FundingMany deputy registrars who had to use their own money to offset costs surrounding the MNLARS system.
MNLARS Phone System Overwhelmed With Call Volumes, ComplaintsThere have been thousands of complaints about the $93 million computer upgrade for MNLARS.
More MNLARS Glitches Coming To The SurfaceThe $93-million MNLARS program continues to be plagued by long delays and glitches -- but this complaint was a new one to us.