OK Computer: Vermont’s IT Challenges

Vermont’s court system and Department of Motor Vehicles have spent nearly $20 million on computer systems that do not work. We’ll explore why there have been so many failures in the state’s efforts to modernize its technology systems.

Technology to target people owing back taxes

State government is taking advantage of new technology to go after people who owe back taxes. The Department of Taxes has updated its computer system. Now, it can cross-check other government databases against its own to make sure people have paid what they owe the state.