Lawmakers question cost and purpose of federal ID program:

I love this Vermont story, because it has a great quote, and it rqaises one of my favorite issues. VErmont is looking at spending millions to implement Real ID. Here's the A.P. story, at the boston.com website (for The Boston Globe). Here's the lovely quote:
Lawmakers questioned the value of the program, which is aimed at reducing terrorism.

"I don't think it is accomplishing anything," said Sen. Phil Scott, R-Washington. "Are we trying to shut people out or make them safer?"

And here's a quote about passports:
One way to cut costs might be to issue passports for every Vermonter.


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