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TN: verify FEMA ID badge before sharing information

Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reminded Tennessee flood victims to be aware of scam artists presence. Number of cases has been reported when FEMA impostors asked flood victims personal information including Social Security Number. FEMA officials remind that all agency representatives … Continue reading

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RI: another state in prep for voter ID law

Yesterday Rhode Island Senate voted 27:6 passing voter ID bill. If this becomes the law state ID card, driver’s license, military ID card, US Passport or voter ID card will be required to cast a ballot effective 2012 elections. Until 2014 some other forms of … Continue reading

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Arkansas: check ID badge of Federal Emergency Management Agency reps

Following the tornadoes in Arkansas FEMA reminded residents to check ID badges of its workers when they are visiting the victims of the disaster. Federal Coordinating Officer Nancy M. Casper of FEMA said “Times of crisis bring out the best in most … Continue reading

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North Georgia EMC warns on imposters, check ID badge

Following the  storm of April 27th North Georgia Electric announced there will be more company personnel expected to work on the field estimating damages and assisting home rebuilds. Company officials warned about scam artists posing as NGEMC personnel and other crisis workers. … Continue reading

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student ID card sufficient to vote in Wisconsin?

After heated debate GOP offered student ID cards to be acceptable form of identification at the state election polls. The photo ID card needs to meet certain restrictions in order to be valid for voting; ID card has to issued … Continue reading

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NH: another state to require photo ID card to vote?

This week New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on the bill to require producing government issued ID card in order to cast a ballot. House Election Law Committee suggests that a voter without a proper ID card would cast … Continue reading

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Norfolk, VA hospital will require ID badge to be worn by night visitors

Starting on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 Sentara Norfolk General Hospital tightens up security measures on it’s premises at night. Between hours of 8PM and 5:15AM visitors will have to show photo ID card at the entrance and wear visitor ID badge … Continue reading

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Select CT ID, new DMV program

Connecticut DMV launches a new program for the ID cards and driver’s licenses. The program offers deeper security screening for applicants who would like to use their DL or ID cards for federal identification. Additional screening include more documents like … Continue reading

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Ottumwa, IA: check ID badge of DHS worker before letting home

The Iowa Department of Human Services has warned Ottumwa, IA residents to be careful when people claiming to be social workers show up at their homes front doors. DHS spokesman, Roger Munns, announced the agency told Ottumwa police on Thursday … Continue reading

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Omaha school considers ID badge requirement

After the shooting that took place at Millard South High School in Omaha, NE on Jan 5 discussion has begun on how to improve the safety measures. Among the ideas that came up are mesh backpacks, cell phone use ban, requirement … Continue reading

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