Driver Licenses Could Cost State More; Photos Would Be Black & White
Will New York drivers be getting less for more?
The state awarded a Canadian company an eight-year contract to create state driver licenses.
The catch is, those license photos will be black and white instead of color.
On top of that, the contract is $38 million more than what the state currently pays.
Sen. Joe Griffo says something's wrong with that picture.
"I think you had a product that worked and you had a product that was cost efficient," Griffo said, "so to change that now, you add cost -- it just doesn't make a lot of sense."
Griffo is asking the state to reject all bids for the contract to produce the licenses.
Thursday, October 2, 2014, Watertown, NY
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