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Bill allowing Student ID Cards issued by Tennessee Public Colleges and Universities to be used for Voting Advances

 

Tennessee House of Representatives Passes Bill on Student ID Cards being used to Vote

The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – By a vote of 5 to 4, the House State and Local Sub Committee passed HB 2730/SB 2447, a bill to allow students of Tennessee public colleges and universities to use their state issued identification card to vote.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts stated in the committee hearing that he brought this legislation because a photo identification card for faculty members is already an accepted I.D. for voting and he believes students should have the same opportunity. «Read the rest of this article»

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Free Tax Help for Military Personnel and Their Families

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – Free tax return preparation assistance is available for eligible military members and their spouses.

The IRS and U.S. Armed Forces participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which provides free tax advice, tax preparation, return filing and other tax assistance to military members and their families. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security encourages Voters to obtain Photo IDs before March 6th Presidential Primary

 

Special Saturday Service will cease after March 3rd, County Clerk Partners to stop issuing Voter Photo ID on March 12th

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is encouraging voters this week to obtain photo IDs for voting purposes at no cost before the Tennessee Presidential Primary elections on March 6th.

The department will open certain driver service centers across the state this Saturday for voter photo identification issuance only. March 3rd will be the last opportunity for registered voters to take advantage of this special Saturday service.

Additionally, March 12th will be the final day the Department of Safety & Homeland Security’s county clerk partners will issue voter photo IDs at no cost. «Read the rest of this article»

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Early Voting Begins

 

Montgomery County Election Commission Reminds Voters to Present Photo ID at the Polls

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – Early voting began on Wednesday, February 15th, giving registered voters the opportunity to cast ballots for the March 6th Presidential Preference Primary. This is the first statewide election in which voters are required to show photo identification prior to casting their ballots.

Montgomery County Administrator of Elections Vickie Koelman is encouraging voters to take advantage of early voting. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Issues 12,500 Photo IDs for voting Purposes since July 1st

 

Driver Service Center Saturday Hours for Voter ID will cease in March

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced that 12,571 photo IDs had been issued for voting purposes from July 1st through January 30th, 2011. The vast majority (11,896) of those issued were non-photo driver licenses converted into photo driver licenses, while 675 were original photo identification cards.

Effective January 1st, 2012, a new state law requires citizens to present a federal or state-issued photo ID to vote at the polls. The law also requires the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to issue photo IDs for voting purposes at no charge. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Issues Nearly 700 Voter Photo IDs during Special Saturday Hours

 

More than 7,800 Voter Photo IDs Issued Since July 1st

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Department of Safety and Homeland Security issued 691 photo IDs to voters at no charge during special Saturday hours of operation at 19 state driver service centers on December 3rd. The figure includes both the number of original photo IDs issued to voters and the number of non-photo driver licenses converted into photo driver licenses.

As of Monday, the department had issued a total of 7,833 voter photo IDs since July 1st, 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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Department of Safety and Homeland Security Issues More than 600 Voter Photo IDs During Special Saturday Hours

 

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Department of Safety and Homeland Security issued 663 photo IDs during special Saturday hours of operation at 19 state driver service centers on November 5th. The department issued photo IDs to voters at no charge and converted non-photo driver licenses into photo driver licenses for voters at no charge.

Driver service centers in 15 counties were open on the first Saturday of November and will be open on the first Saturday of each month through March 2012 for voter photo ID issuance. The centers will operate during normal business hours, from 8:30am – 5:00pm for voter photo IDs only. No other business will be conducted in the centers on Saturdays.

The next Saturday opening for voter photo ID issuance is December 3rd, 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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Department of Safety and Homeland Security Opens 19 Driver Service Centers on Saturday for Voter Photo IDs

 

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Department of Safety and Homeland Security will open 19 of its state driver service centers on Saturday, November 5th to issue photo IDs to voters at no charge. The department will also convert non-photo driver licenses into photo driver licenses for voters at no charge. This extra day of service will continue on the first Saturday of each month through March 2012.

Driver service centers will be open on the first Saturday of the month in 15 counties across the state. The centers will operate during normal business hours, from 8:30am – 5:00pm for voter photo IDs only. No other business will be conducted in the centers on Saturdays. «Read the rest of this article»

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Department of Safety and Homeland Security issues nearly 2,400 Photo IDs for Voting purposes since July 1st

 

Department reminds Citizens that certain Driver Service Centers will be open on the First Saturday of November for Voter ID Issuance Only

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced Monday that as of October 24th it had issued 2,385 forms of photo identification for voting purposes since a new law went into effect making on July 1st photo IDs for voting purposes available at no charge.

The number of photo IDs issued for voting purposes includes original photo identification cards (for voters who had never been issued a driver license or photo ID and were not already in the Department’s database) and non-photo driver licenses converted into photo driver licenses. (Drivers in Tennessee age 60 and older may opt to carry a non-photo driver license.) «Read the rest of this article»

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Town Hall Meeting and Open House for Photo ID information planned

 
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Montgomery County, TN – A new Tennessee state law concerning voting begins January 1st, 2012 and the Montgomery County Election Commission has planned a town hall meeting to inform Montgomery County voters of the new law is planned.

Vickie Koelman, Administrator of Elections for Montgomery County invites the public to the Montgomery County Election Commission office, Tuesday, November 1st 2011 from 11:00am-6:00pm to answer questions.

Located at 350 Pageant Lane, in Veteran’s Plaza, registered voters will learn which ID’s can be used, what forms of photo ID are not acceptable, who is exempt and what happens if you do not have a photo ID.  All voters in 2012 will be required to present a photo ID. «Read the rest of this article»

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