No Real Bucks for Real ID

"No Real Bucks for Real ID" is the title of a short Business Intelignece network article, June 23, 2005. The sub head is States bristle at lack of funding for new driver's license requirements.. Quotes:

The Real ID Act requiring U.S. citizens to carry federally approved identification cards has created a potentially huge, unfunded mandate that is sending shock waves through state governments.

"It's going to be a major challenge for any state to create a computer system that can grapple with this [legislation]," said Matthew Dunlap, Maine's secretary of state, who oversees the state's motor vehicles bureau. "A lot of states are taking a deep breath and asking, 'What are we up against?"


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