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Gov. Brown signs drivers license bill for undocumented immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday which gives million of undocumented immigrants the right to drive in California. AB 60 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, will grant drivers licenses to everyone who can pass the tests required by the Department of Motor

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DMV could spy on you through your license plate

A DMV “pilot” program could put digital license plates on your car. Supposedly it would “save” money so you wouldn’t have to put new, yearly tags on your license. It would be done digitally. It also would let the DMV

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John Vasconcellos era fades at CA DMV 0

April 26, 2013 By Chris Reed In 2008, when I renewed my vehicle registration online at www.ca.dmv.gov, I ended up laughing raucously. Why? Because when I finished the 90-second process, the DMV website had this message: “CONGRATULATIONS! “Your online registration

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Driver’s license bill races through Legislature 31

April 23, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants is back on the table and making its way through the Capitol once again. But this latest bill asserts a licensed driver is a safer driver, based

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Inside state government ineptitude 3

March 6, 2013 By Katy Grimes The State of California has a serious backlog of new business filings, so says Secretary of State Debra Bowen. “Secretary of State Debra Bowen is concerned about the backlog, said spokeswoman Shannan Velayas, and intends to

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Portantino Making Waves, Not Friends 14

FEB. 24, 2012 By KATY GRIMES Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Portantino isn’t making many friends these days in the Legislature. After a well-publicized battle with Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, over the Assembly’s secretive accounting practices, Portantino has introduced a measure

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Car Owners Unable To Re-Register Cars 8

MAY 9, 2011 By KATY GRIMES California residents planning automobile road trips this summer beware. The Department of Motor Vehicles is not allowing July auto registrations to be paid. The DMV has been ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown to refuse

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2-Month Driver's License Wait 0

John Seiler: Remember how Arnold promised to get rid of the long lines and incompetence at the DMV? For a while, things got better. Then he went on his “Terminate California” kick, spending wildly and imposing AB 32. Here’s the

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