Secretary of Transportation In Studio! Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack joins Dan in the NightSide studio to talk about some big upcoming news for the RMV and to take your calls! Dan will ask Secretary Pollack about storm preparations and clean up, but also about this weekend’s shutdown. You may have seen signs along the highway declaring that almost all RMV services will be shutting down from Thursday until Monday morning. The shutdown will allow the state to update its systems in order to enable it to issue “Real ID” licenses. Tune in to hear about the preparations being made and what the Real ID system is all about. Call in with your comments or questions and join the conversation!
More Trouble for Massachusetts State Troopers! Already facing multiple organizational scandals, twenty-one Massachusetts State Troopers have now been implicated in an overtime fraud scheme. The commander of the MA State Police Col. Kerry Gilpin said that an internal audit found a range of one to one hundred fraudulent overtime shifts per trooper. While there has been no dollar value put on the fraud yet, it is clear that the total will be substantial. When you consider the other corruption scandals the Massachusetts State Police are currently facing, what do you think it will take for the state clean up the organization? Call in and add your voice to the mix!