DMV audit would redirect resources from cutting wait times, director says

In a budget hearing on Tuesday, August 7, DMV Director Jean Shiomoto expressed opposition to a potential audit of the department, calling the proposal a “strain” on resources that would detract focus from reducing wait times.
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In a budget hearing on Tuesday, August 7, DMV Director Jean Shiomoto expressed opposition to a potential audit of the department, calling the proposal a “strain” on resources that would detract focus from reducing wait times.

Bryan Anderson is a political reporter for The Bee. He produces the daily Capitol Alert morning newsletter and hosts The Bee’s “California Nation” podcast. Anderson frequently reports on the California Legislature, the DMV, and ongoing concerns over tech and consumer privacy.