No more free state ID's
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No more free state ID's

Date: September 18, 2006
By: Fanna Haile-Selassie
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: Residents applying for free State IDs will now be charged 11 dollars.  Fanna (Fauna) Haile-Selassie (High-lay-suh-la-say) has more from the Capitol. 

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As result of a Cole County Circuit judge overturning the Voter ID law, the Department of Revenue has stopped issuing free State government-photo IDs. 

It will also stop sending its mobile units to senior citizen centers for ID registration.  The Department of Revenue's public information officer, Maura Browning explains why.

 

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Description: She says the government wants all state employees to implement the law even if they have to stop what they are doing.

The attorney general's office plans to file a motion to a Cole County Circuit judge to allow the department to continue issuing free identification cards.

From the state Capitol, this is Fanna Haile-Selassie