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Time is ticking toward deadline to get Real ID to fly in the US

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The countdown is on toward a final deadline for airline passengers to get the drivers’ licenses that will allow them to fly in the US without additional documentation. Next May 3, airlines will start requiring a Real ID compliant driver’s license to get on a domestic airline – or… Read More

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Regional Offices in Kentucky to Issue Real ID Licenses

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky transportation official says the state plans to set up 12 regional offices to issue special driver’s licenses that will be needed in less than a year to board domestic airline flights. Media outlets report that the transportation official, Matt Henderson, told state lawmakers on Monday that the state eventually… Read More

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Kentucky Scraps Plan for Distributing Real ID Licenses

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has backed off plans to have circuit court clerk’s offices distribute new driver’s licenses that comply with a federal travel law stemming from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Instead, the state Transportation Cabinet said Wednesday that it will work with Kentucky lawmakers on developing a network of regional offices to… Read More