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Politics
3:19 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Mo. report chides indifference to privacy right

Credit File / KBIA

A new report says Gov. Jay Nixon's administration displayed an "indifference to the privacy rights" of Missourians through its driver's license policies.

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Politics
7:10 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Investigation into Mo. driver's licenses continues

Credit Jacob Fenston / KBIA

A former director of the Missouri department that issues driver's licenses says the agency did not take steps to comply with the federal Real ID Act after passage of a state law prohibiting it.

Alana Barragan-Scott led the Revenue Department from July 2009 until late December 2012. She testified Wednesday before two legislative panels investigating the handling of driver's licenses by Governor Jay Nixon's administration.

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Politics
4:55 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Mo. to seek proposals to operate license offices

Contracts to operate many of Missouri's motor vehicle offices will be up for renewal soon.

The offices process vehicle registrations and driver's licenses and collect vehicle sales taxes. Contractors can charge fees and can earn a healthy profit in some high-traffic areas.

Gov. Jay Nixon's administration in 2009 sought bids to operate the license offices. Those contracts were for one year and had three, one-year renewal options.

Politics
8:15 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Nixon Signs Bill Blocking Scanning Of Documents For Driver's Licenses

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Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 11:17 am

Perhaps in an effort to put an end to an ongoing political battle over the practice, Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation blocking the Department of Revenue from scanning and storing documents required to get a driver's license.

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Politics
9:14 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Mo. lawmakers send bill to Gov. Nixon that bans DOR from scanning driver's license documents

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Legislation is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon (D) that would forbid the Missouri Department of Revenue from scanning and storing source documents of driver's license and non-driver's license applicants.

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Politics
8:25 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning

Legislation would make English the sole language on driver's license tests.
File KBIA

The Missouri House has approved legislation barring the state Revenue Department from scanning the personal documents of drivers' license applicants into a state computer system.

The House passed the measure 118-40 on Tuesday. It now returns to the Senate.

The Revenue Department began scanning documents, such as birth certificates and concealed weapons permits, in December. Agency officials say it provides more security to licensing. But Republican lawmakers objected to the procedures and argue it is an invasion of privacy.

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Politics
5:17 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

4 additional people named to Mo. legislature's DMV investigation

Speaker Tim Jones has called for a House comission reviewing driver's license policies and the sharing of gun data
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House Speaker Tim Jones has named additional members to a newly created House commission reviewing driver's license policies and the sharing of gun data.

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Politics
8:20 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Mo. Senate budget cut may miss target

Missouri senators trying to target budget cuts at the agency that issues driver's licenses may have instead blocked funding for the registration of boats and mobile homes.

The Senate passed a budget plan late Monday that eliminates the entire $3.5 million allotment for the Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing Division.

During debate, senators said the proposed cut could halt the issuance of driver's licenses. They described it as negotiating leverage to get additional information from state officials about the data collected from driver's license applicants.

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Politics
5:10 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Missouri slows progress on software for IDs

Missouri slows work on biometric analysis for state driver's licenses and identification cards.
Credit File / KBIA

Missouri appears to have slowed work on a high-tech computer program that would conduct a biometric analysis of photos taken for state driver's licenses and identification cards.

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Politics
3:49 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Mo. official hesitant to stop copying gun permits

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Some Missouri senators are pressing the state's driver's license agency to stop collecting documents from people with concealed gun permits.

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Politics
9:34 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC'

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Thu April 4, 2013 11:17 am

Governor Jay Nixon (D) says the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) is not forwarding information on applicants for driver’s licenses and conceal-carry endorsements to the federal government.

He became exasperated with reporters who asked questions about the controversy during a press conference today at the State Capitol.

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Politics
3:24 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Senate told about licenses, not data

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Newly obtained records show that Missouri senators were informed two years ago about a new driver's license system but were not briefed about one of its most controversial aspects.

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Politics
5:22 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Mo. Senate subpoenas Dept. of Revenue for driver's license procedures

Missouri Department of Revenue

A top senator says his chamber will hold up a budget for the state Revenue Department until it gets answers on a new procedure for issuing driver's licenses.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:04 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

New driver's licenses in Missouri

Missouri Department of Revenue

Missouri drivers will see changes in their driver's licenses beginning this year.

The Department of Revenue says new licenses will have security features such as special printing, laser perforations and bar codes. The state says the changes are designed to protect the owner's identity and fight fraud.

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Politics
2:29 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Mo. House passes English driver's license requirement

Those who want to get a Missouri driver's license would have to understand English under legislation passed by the state House on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
File KBIA

Anyone hoping to get a Missouri driver's license would have to understand English under legislation passed by the state House.

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