MNLARS

Waiting in line for license
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August 09, 2019 - 5:51 am
The state of Minnesota has signed a $33.9-million contract with an outside vendor to replace its troubled vehicle licensing and registration system, known as MNLARS. Gov. Walz says the contract to replace Minnesota Licensing and Registration System goes to Fast Enterprises, which has successfully...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 01, 2019 - 8:49 am
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called himself a 'traveling public service announcement' as he continued his way across the state Thursday detailing the state's new Hands-Free law. Gov. Walz joined the Morning News with Dave Lee on Thursday morning and talked about the Minnesota Department of Human...
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May 02, 2019 - 8:50 am
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz says the state should pull the plug on the troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS and replace it with commercial software used by other states. Thursday on the Morning News with Dave Lee , Walz said that the system is unacceptable. "It's been a program that...
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May 01, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Tim Walz says the state should pull the plug on the troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS and replace it with commercial software used by other states. Walz told reporters Wednesday he accepts the conclusions of an expert panel that recommended freezing...
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IT commissioner Tarek Tomas
Entercom
April 16, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Tarek Tomes is Minnesota's new commissioner of the state's information technology department. He is the final cabinet appointee for Gov. Walz, who stressed that there are plenty of challenges ahead for Tomes as he takes over Minnesota IT Services from interim commissioner Bill Poirer. That includes...
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Capitol in the winter time
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Adam Carter
March 04, 2019 - 3:48 pm
A display of bipartisanship at the state capitol, where the governor, House Democrats and Senate Republicans reached a deal to try and fix the state's troubled license and registration system, with Gov. Walz signing it into law during a public ceremony Tuesday at the capitol. It was the first bill...
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Susie Jones
February 14, 2019 - 10:27 am
The report, done by the Minnesota legislative auditor, says both the state Department of Public Safety and Office of Minnesota Information Technology Services must share the blame for the troubled system rollout in 2017. The report says the one hundred million dollars and nine years devoted to...
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Sloane Martin
February 14, 2019 - 6:37 am
A report from the state legislative auditor is due Thursday on the embattled MNLARS system. Minnesota's Licensing and Registration System has been plagued by expensive and frustrating problems since it was implemented in 2017 is and responsible for outages, shutdowns and delays. Investigating the...
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