Petersburg Pilot -

Current Petersburg Pilot subscribers! Your print subscription entitles you to complete access to our new comprehensive website.  Contact Pilot staff for help setting up your account. Not yet a Pilot subcriber? Subscribe online now!

Alaska expects to get time to begin implementing REAL ID


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The state of Alaska expects a reprieve from the federal government as it prepares to comply with national proof-of-identity standards.

The Legislature last month approved allowing the state to issue licenses compliant with the federal REAL ID law. State law previously barred agencies from spending money to help implement the law, which some legislators saw as overreaching.

Alaska had gotten extensions to comply with the federal law, the most recent of which expired Tuesday.

Alaska is seeking an additional extension to allow it to take the steps needed to offer compli...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 03/17/2019 07:44