Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Maine "Blinks First" on Real ID

Governor Baldacci will be introducing legislation that will tighten up the Maine license issuing process and bring it into compliance with the aspects of the Real ID Act that was causing the impasse with the Department of Homeland Security. Maine is the last state in the nation to receive the extension from the DHS. Read more in "Maine Gets Extension on Real ID", Associated Press, April 2, 2008. See the text of Governor Baldacci's letter in this news posting of April 2, 2008 - "Gov. John Baldacci's April 2 Letter to Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff". For more information click on Maine and the Real-ID story.

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