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Senate rejects Real ID measure over driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

 


The Minnesota Senate on Monday voted down a bill meant to put the state in compliance with federal driver's license standards, as a fight over immigration policy hampers the effort to ensure continued access to air travel for all residents.

Five members of the Senate's Republican majority joined DFLers to reject the Real ID compliance bill on a 38-29 vote, which came after a debate that saw lawmakers from both parties accuse the other side of playing politics on an issue with practical implications for many Minnesotans.

http://www.startribune.com/senate-rejects-real-id-measure-for-driver-s-licenses/415495844/#1

 

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