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State Information on Real ID


"Q&A: License changes coming in Indiana" Louisville Courier-Journal, August 16, 2009. 

"Now, we don't have to rush to comply federally," Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, August 14, 2009.

"A national ID might not be fix we imagine it is," Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, July 23, 2009.

"Real ID Law Facing Resistance," The Journal and Courier, January 30, 2008.

"Mismatched Records May Cost Hoosiers Their Licenses," The Indianapolis Star, November 2, 2007.

"Real ID Woes,"
South Bend Tribune Editorial, October 23, 2006.

"Congress could revisit the central question: Is this thing necessary?"

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

"Uncle Sam found a way to get a national ID card; he just made the states do his work" (Chronicle-Tribune Editorial, August 26, 2005)

The Chronicle-Tribune says the Real ID Act "twists the states' arms," forcing them to turn over information to the federal government on citizens "who have never broken a law or who have been accused of wrongdoing."


Real ID can't take effect without action by the state legislature; Watch this space for news on state Real ID legislation


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


Watch this space for actions you can take to stop Real ID in Indiana

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