Archive for September, 2012

05 Sep 2012

New Voter ID Law Passes, Changes Underway at Polls

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The state of New Hampshire passed the Voter ID Law, requiring voters to provide an approved photo ID. There will be a phase-in period, between November 1, 2012 and September 1, 2013, where voters without ID’s will be allowed to vote with a “challenged voter affidavit.” Approved ID’s include driver’s license, US Armed Services ID, […]

05 Sep 2012

Colleges brief students, parents on dangers of ID theft

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Quinnipiac University holds identity theft information sessions for students and parents of incoming freshmen. Information security officer Brian Kelly talks about other thefts as well, such as for laptops and cell phones. He tells them to be careful with information and pictures they put online, such as on Facebook or Twitter, because millions could possibly […]

05 Sep 2012

Veterans designation now available on Missouri Driver License and State ID

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As of August 28, 2012, veterans in Missouri can have a Veteran designation on their drivers’ licenses or state ID cards. There are requirements and documents they would need to provide, such as a copy of their DD-214. They would also have to pay the fees for their license or card. The word “Veteran” will […]

05 Sep 2012

Kids and Money: School forms can open door to ID theft

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More than 10 percent of the children in a 2011 study were found to be victims of identity theft. With children going back to school, parents need to be more careful with the numerous forms, including for after-school activities, that their children bring home to fill out. Parents should ask the schools how the information […]

04 Sep 2012

Stricter Voter ID Laws are Unfair

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One of your given rights as a U.S. citizen is being able to vote. But for many Americans, this privilege is being taken away from them due to stricter ID laws for voters. While many voter ID laws, including federal laws, are flexible and try to ensure that every eligible citizen can be identified and […]