Category Archives: id card news in the US

Tennessee: no ID card for 96 year old voter

Dorothy Cooper, 96 year old resident of Chattanooga was denied the state photo ID card due to missing documentation. She needed the identification for election according the new law so she brought birth certificate, utility bill, lease copy and voter … Continue reading

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CT: Gold Star DL and ID cards are out

Department of Motor Vehicles in Connecticut has started issuing new identification cards and driver’s licenses which comply with REAL ID Act of 2005. Long story short SelectCT ID program documents are based on more restrict identity and address verification. The … Continue reading

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Alabama joins STAR ID program

Yesterday governor Robert Bentley shown new Alabama driver’s license and state identification card to the public. There are no graphic design changes except for a gold star in the top left corner of the ID card and driver’s license. With … Continue reading

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smart ID card for Medicare bill submited

A new bill for upgrading Medicare subscribers identification card has been recently submitted to the Congress. For a good start it has bipartisan support among its sponsors, congresmen Jim Gerlach (R), Earl Blumenauer (D) and senators Ron Wyden (D) and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin free voter ID card controversy

Discussion about voter ID law is back thanks to Wisconsin DMV internal memo instructing employees how to handle customers who apply for state ID card. It’s a single sentence about who to offer a free ID card that revived the … Continue reading

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Florida: teen with physician assistant ID badge

A movie or once popular TV series about teenage doctor? No, this time it’s for real and far from amusing. 17 years old Matthew Scheidt was arrested on September 2nd on 5 charges of impersonating physician assistant which is a … Continue reading

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Fashion Week, models ID card check for age

Recent Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) guidelines update strongly encourages to verify that models are at least 16 years old at the day of a show. Candidates should present a valid, government issued id card proving the age. … Continue reading

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South Carolina free ride to DMV for voter’s ID

Governor Nikki Haley announced on Wedensday a detailed plan for free DMV rides to get voter’s ID card. It’s a follow up of a promise made in July in response to Democrats critcism of new election bill which requires to … Continue reading

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SC hires high profile lawyer to defend voter’s ID bill

Since we posted an article yesterday about South Carolina voter’s law amendment being questioned by Departent of Justice a major update has emerged. Paul Clement will represent the state in a possible clash with Justice Department over the doubts if … Continue reading

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SC: voter ID bill on hold

US Justice Department has recently requested additional information on South Carolina bill that requires voter to present photo identification upon casting a ballot. The formal inquiry purpose is to clear the doubts raised previously by state Democrats that the new … Continue reading

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