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Lawmakers Move Forward On Real ID Complaint Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota lawmakers are moving forward on a bill to comply with the new federal Real ID law.

It means changing everybody’s driver’s license in the state to newer, high security versions, and it would not allow Minnesotans to opt out. 66 more words


Old Licenses In Question With Real ID Upgrades

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans advanced a bill Monday that wouldn’t allow Minnesota residents to keep their older IDs as the state makes upgrades to satisfy the federal government — the latest in the list of issues the Legislature will need to address as lawmakers weigh how to comply with Real ID. 352 more words


For Real ID Upgrade, It May Pay To Wait

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some lawmakers are pressing to quickly upgrade Minnesota driver’s licenses to meet federal standards, but state officials say it would pay to wait. 420 more words


Report: Real ID Upgrade Will Cost $5 Million

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s going to cost the State of Minnesota at least $5 million to issue new high security driver’s licenses, according to a new report from the Department of Public Safety. 86 more words


Dayton Asks Feds For Another Real ID Extension

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton is asking the Homeland Security Department to accept Minnesota state driver’s licenses at federal buildings and military bases.

Minnesota driver’s licenses don’t meet… 81 more words


Gov. Dayton requests another extension for Real ID

Gov. Mark Dayton has asked Homeland Security to allow Minnesotans to use their IDs to get into federal buildings and military bases until the state legislature passes Real ID. 532 more words


Dayton signs off on planning for license upgrades required by Real ID Act

Minnesota will now start the process of complying with federal law requiring state driver’s licenses to be upgraded to make them acceptable for air travel. 191 more words