Category Archives: id card news in the US

Penn switches to prox ID cards

Penn state university is yet another large institution replacing magnetic stripe id cards with proximity tags. The trend has been set a while ago but it doesn’t mean everyone switched overnight. Progress is never free and this case is no … Continue reading

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Valley Stream couple robbed by water supply company impostors

On July 29th 2014 a couple in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York was robbed by people presenting themselves as water company employees. New York American Water company has issued a statement urging its customers to pay attention when dealing … Continue reading

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New York City municipal ID card law signed

Mayor Bill de Blasio has recently signed a piece of legislation to issue municipal id cards to all city residents regardless of their immigration status. This was one of the biggest item in his campaign for the office when he … Continue reading

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student RFID remains hot in Texas

We wrote about radio frequency tags used for high school student attendance tracking when the plan was announced for couple of Texas school districts. It’s a fairly simple solution where a custom id card fitted with radio transmitter allows for … Continue reading

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LA municipal ID card moves forward

12 to 1 was the outcome of the Los Angeles city council vote in favor of municipal id cards. We wrote about the idea couple of times as it was gaining momentum. While handful of other towns already implemented the … Continue reading

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Swinging voter id law by state

For past 2 years we’ve covered voter id legislation changes in many states. On the election day it turned out that many states which hoped to pushed through their voter id legislation failed to make it law for this year … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania voter id law just ahead of elections

Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes gets a lot of attention from both candidates for the president office. The state has observed a struggle between supporters and opponents of voter id legislation passed earlier in the year. The highly partisan … Continue reading

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medicare id cards and Social Security number

Medicare id card using Social Security number as a part of identification number issue is not new and it comes and goes. Recently it surfaced again during the presidential campaign when someone waved the card at the election rally. Everybody … Continue reading

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another voter custom id card in PA

Pennsylvania keeps making it to the headlines recently. We just wrote about the voter id bill complaint ruling making it back from Supreme Court to Commonwealth court for reconsideration and there is already another turn in the story. Last Thursday … Continue reading

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Iowa decides to go REAL ID compliant

Last week the Iowa Transportation Commission decided to start issuing REAL-ID compliant documents to state residents starting January 15th 2013. The REAL-ID act is a legislation passed by the Congress back in 2005 as a result of September 11 terrorist … Continue reading

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