Scam Attempts To Get Personal Info From Md. Drivers

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An attempted scam is targeting Marylanders by falsely sending out an “urgent text” pretending to be from MDOT. The MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration said the text is not being sent by any agency associated with the state, and that people who receive it should not respond to the link. The message has been addressed to…

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Governor Hogan’s Request for Federal REAL ID Extension is Granted


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the REAL ID deadline to October 1, 2021, giving states more time to meet federal REAL ID requirements. The one-year extension will allow nearly 300,000 Marylanders to become REAL ID compliant through their standard driver’s license renewal process. Governor Larry Hogan, Chairman of the National Governors…

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Gov Hogan Postpones MD Primary and Other Moves Today


In an effort to limit the spread of coronavirus, Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation to postpone the April 28 primary election until June 2 and to move forward with the 7th Congressional District special general election as scheduled by using a vote-by-mail system.  Maryland is also considering the postponement of the Preakness Stakes. …

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Maryland Revamps Disabled Veteran License Tags


Maryland’s Disabled Veterans license plate has been redesigned!  The new plate adds color and prominently features red, white and blue stripes with stars to symbolize service to country.  The plate continues to feature the letters ‘DV’ to designate that the driver is a disabled veteran – but “disabled veteran” is also spelled out in red…

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MD Voter Registration Glitch Could Affect 80,000 Voters


The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) today determined that additional individuals’ voter registration may be impacted by the recently reported programming error. This technical glitch impacted individuals updating their voter registration after completing a change of address transaction between April 22, 2017, until June 5, 2018, through MDOT MVA’s website or…

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