Federal Database Problems Repeatedly Delay Already Slow Waits At Illinois Driver's Services FacilitiesThe platform that checks driver records in other states had crashed repeatedly in recent weeks, making long waits even worse for Illinois motorists trying to renew their licenses or registrations.
Illinois Extends Expiration Dates For Driver's Licenses, ID Cards, Vehicle Stickers Until NovemberIllinois residents are getting an extra month to renew expired driver's licenses, ID cards, and vehicle registrations as many driver services centers are dealing with huge wait times forcing people to stand in line outside for several hours during a heat wave.
Illinois Secretary Of State Closes Schaumburg Drivers Services Facility After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19Officials said the facility at 1227 E. Golf Rd. will be closed until July 2.
Long Lines At DMV As Facilities Reopen Under COVID-19 Phase 3 BeginsThe Illinois Secretary of State's Office is reminding everyone that right now driver facilities are only handling new drivers, license renewals and vehicle transactions.
Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening In JuneMore than 700,000 driver's licenses and ID cards, and more than 1.9 million vehicle registrations are currently expired in Illinois.
Illinois Secretary Of State To Open 7 Drive-Through Vehicle Registration Renewal Sites Starting TuesdayOn Tuesday, seven driver services facilities will begin offering drive-through services for vehicle registration sticker transactions only.
Illinois Driver's License, ID Card, And Vehicle Registration Expiration Dates Extended 90 DaysThe state has closed all driver services facilities as part of the governor's "stay at home" order, which is currently in effect through April 30.
Federal REAL ID Deadline Extended Until Oct. 21, 2021 Due To Coronavirus PandemicAmid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has delayed the federal REAL ID deadline for a year until Oct. 21, 2021.
Voter Registration Error Risks Deportation For ImmigrantsA decade and a half after mistakenly accepting an offer to register her to vote, Peruvian immigrant Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick struggles to find work at 52, is nearly homeless and hasn't seen her three American citizen daughters in years because of a secretary of state's office mishap.
Gov. JB Pritzker Has No Plans To Pause Automatic Voter Registrations After 'Glitch' Led To Hundreds Of Non-Citizens Being Registered“The glitch that was found by the Secretary of State’s office, and that was investigated, has been overcome, it appears,” Pritzker said at a Chicago news conference to discuss election security.
Illinois Assesses Damage From Mistaken Voter RegistrationsThe data of 574 people who self-identified as noncitizens was mistakenly forwarded to elections officials to be registered to vote.
Illinois Secretary Of State: Don't Drive While HighIf a person is pulled over for driving high, they will receive a DUI.
Hush-Hush Alternative To The Lines At Illinois Driver Services Offices; Why Doesn't The State Advertise Mobile Units?“Is it helpful if nobody knows about it?” Loretta Conroy said. “There aren’t words for how frustrating this is.”
Blackhawks 'INJN' License Plate To Be RevokedIt hearkens back to a time when white actors played Native Americans in movies, when Native Americans were targets of ridicule.
Renewing Your License Plate Sticker Online? Make Sure You Use The Right WebsiteIf you have a car, you have to renew the registration every year, and a lot of people do it online, including some people who get scammed in the process.