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State Information on Real ID


Scott Harison, "Colorado Opposes "Real ID" Plan," KRDO (ABC affiliate), February 12, 2008. Online>

David Harsanyi, "What Else Can Real ID Do?" Denver Post, January 18, 2008.  Online >

David Harsanyi, "Feds Destroy Security to Save It," Denver Post, June 19, 2007.  Online >

Mike Krause, "State Should Resist National Mandate," Colorado Pueblo Chieftain, May 27, 2007. 

"ID Rules Must be Reasonable," Denver Post Editorial, March 7, 2007.  Online >

Karen Auge, "Disabled Entrapped by ID Rules," Denver Post, March 4, 2007.  Online >

"Being Somebody," Colorado Springs Gazette, January 21, 2007.

Mike Krause, "Real ID: Intrusive, Unnecessary and Costly," Denver Post, December 14, 2006.  Online >

"Colorado ID a Bumpy Ride," Rocky Mountain News, November 24, 2006. 

"DMV Blues" Longmont Daily Times-Call, November 3, 2006. 
"[Real ID] will increase the requirements it takes to get a driver’s license. It’s going to mean more people at the DMV,” [State Rep. Jack] Pommer said. “It’s going to be an enormous cost. The money that could go to reopening offices is just going to go to trying to meet requirements of the new law.”

Mike Krause, "Unnecessary and Intrusive: Real ID is a Real Threat to Colorado," The Independence Institute, October 20, 2006.  Online >

"Real ID program will be a costly chore," Denver Post editorial, September 27, 2006.  Online >

"Red tape ensnares state's new ID law," Rocky Mountain News, Denver, CO, September 25, 2006.  Online >

National survey of motor vehicles administrators uncovers deep concern over Real ID across the nation.  Colorado officials' response to the survey is available here.


HJR 07-1047, a resolution in opposition to the Real ID Act. (Enacted 5/4/07)


Colorado officials' response to national survey of DMV's on problems posed by Real ID is available here


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