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State Information on Real ID


"Pass ID is only a partial remedy," San Antonio Express - Editorial, July 23, 2009. Online>

"Lawmakers try to undo DPS license rules," Houston Chronicle, March 16, 2009. Online>
"Opponents seek repeal of new driver's license rules
," Austin American-Statesman, December 10, 2008. Online>

"Opponents call new driver's license rules for foreign nationals 'institutionalized racism'," Dallas Morning News, December 9, 2008. Online>

"Feds Pass the Buck on Real ID Act," San Antonio Express News Editorial, March 19, 2007.

"DPS: Real ID Cost $268 Million," Austin Statesman's blog: "Postcards from the Lege," February 8, 2007.  Online >

Michael Trice, "Let's Not Avoid Real ID Action," Daily Texan, February 8, 2007. 

"Real ID: National Driver's License a Really Bad Idea," Lufkin Daily News Editorial, February 5, 2007. 

"More Forms of ID Will Be Required for Driver's License Renewals," San Antionio Express News, November 30, 2006. 

"Officials: Real ID Will Cost Drivers Time, State Money," The Brownsville Herald, October 6, 2006. 

"Effort to Accept ID Cards in Danger," [Dallas-Fort Worth] Star-Telegram, October 6, 2006. 

"Mandate for National Identification Card Creating Problems, Offering No Real Benefit," The Brownsville Herald Editorial, January 20, 2006. 

"Scope of Driver's License Ban Debated," Dallas Morning News, April 30, 2005.  PDF >


HCR 148, refusing to implement the federal Real ID Act of 2005. (Dead)

SCR 40, opposing the federal REAL ID Act of 2005 as an unfunded mandate.  (Dead)


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