Accountability Part of New DMV Operational Improvements Budget
Gov. Gavin Newsom still needs to sign the new state budget to make it official but when he does, the state motor vehicles agency will receive hundreds of millions of dollars for operational improvements aimed at infrastructure modernization and helping it meet a 2020 federal Real ID deadline.
Gov. Gavin Newsom is poised to sign his first-ever state budget and with it, approve hundreds of millions of dollars in operational improvements for the troubled Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
Jean Shiomoto, a 30-year staffer, retired as director at the end of 2018, following the troubled spring rollout of the state’s Motor Voter program. Launched in hopes of...