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Texas panel rejects proposal to close 87 driver's license offices. For now.

The Sunset Advisory Commission voted not to adopt the Department of Public Safety's recommendations to close dozens of offices across the state, but recommended a third-party study to determine which agency should issue licenses.

State Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, during a Texas Sunset Advisory Commission meeting on August 29, 2018.

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