Tag: real id

McMaster lobbies Trump officials for REAL ID break, road aid

Gov. Henry McMaster is asking the Trump administration to give South Carolina another break from federal ID requirements and billions for road construction. South Carolina media outlets report McMaster met over the weekend with Cabinet leaders while in Washington for governors’ associations. McMaster asked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly for either a waiver or another […]

Peter Nelson: Real ID is nothing to fear

I must admit I took pride in the fact that Minnesota was among the last holdouts in passing a seat belt requirement when the federal government demanded states pass such a law or risk losing federal transportation dollars. Likewise, I must admit to taking some pride in Minnesota being among the last holdouts for passing […]

Maine “not in compliance” with REAL ID Act

Beginning Monday, Maine residents cannot use their license to access federal facilities. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the state of Maine is “not in compliance” with the REAL ID Act. REAL ID enforcement begins as of Monday. According to DHS, this means Maine residents cannot use their license and need a different […]

Governor introduces bill to make Alaska licenses REAL ID-compliant

Governor Bill Walker on Monday announced he was introducing legislation aimed at making Alaska driver’s licenses compliant with federal standards set by the REAL ID Act. Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act set new minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards. But in 2008 the Alaska legislature passed a […]

Kentucky governor works to comply with REAL ID act

Kentuckians could be in store for some real headaches with their driver’s licenses. By Jan. 30, Kentucky driver’s licenses and state-issued IDs won’t be accepted at military bases because they don’t meet minimum security standards set by the 2005 federal REAL ID Act. Gov. Matt Bevin said complying with the federal REAL ID Act is […]

Missouri HB 151 to address federal REAL ID law

For those Missouri citizens that use a commercial airline to travel or those that need to visit military bases, you will be required to obtain a new identification card, unless you have a current government-issued passport. The problem is that Missouri is one of the states that is not in compliance with the REAL ID […]

Under Real ID Act, Licenses from 9 States Won’t Work at Airport in 2018

Bad news for Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington: Starting January 22, 2018, driver’s licenses issued by these states will no longer be accepted at TSA checkpoints. They fail to meet the federal government’s minimum security standards under the Real ID Act. Instead, travelers have to use another form of […]

Denied Real ID Extension Could Mean Long Airport Lines

Montanans could face long airport security lines starting in 2018 if the state does not comply with federal driver’s license standards. In November, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security informed Montana officials the state would not get an extension to comply with the Real ID Act of 2005, which requires state identification cards to meet […]

Montana’s request to extend REAL ID Act deadline rejected

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has rejected Montana’s request for an extension to comply with the REAL ID Act. Governor Steve Bullock asked for the extension, saying Montana driver’s licenses and state identification cards are enough as secure forms of identification. The Montana Legislature unanimously rejected REAL ID Act in 2007. U.S. senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines — along with […]

A Forced Real ID | Prophecy Update

Luke 21:25-26, “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of […]