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October 03, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Butler County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, October 2, with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 13 bullets,...
October 03, 2019 | Local Press Release
HUNTINGTON, WV – A Lawrence County, Ohio, woman was cited by police after she was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) with a loaded gun in her carry-on bag on Wednesday, October 2. The .380...
October 02, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – A Fairfax County, Virginia, resident was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration officers detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) on Tuesday, October 1...
October 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
SPOKANE, Wash. - Officials with Spokane International Airport, the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded Washingtonians that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers 18 years and older...
October 01, 2019 | Local Press Release
MADISON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today held a press conference at the Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) to remind Wisconsin residents that...
October 01, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reminds travelers that the upcoming REAL ID requirement and enforcement will start one year from today. Beginning October 1, 2020, every traveler must present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA —  Do you have a star? Is it REAL ID star in a gold circle?Pennsylvanians who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID-compliant credential or they will need another form...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
BALTIMORE —  Do you have a star on your driver’s license? If not, it’s time to get REAL.Maryland residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON — Massachusetts residents who want to board an airplane have one year to get a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND —  Do you have a star on your driver’s license?Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID-compliant credential or they will need another form of approved...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
AUGUSTA — Maine residents who want to board an airplane have one year to get a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification to board their domestic flight or...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
WILMINGTON —  Delaware residents have one year until REAL ID is implemented, which means they will need a REAL ID compatible driver’s license by October 1, 2020, if they want to use it to get onto a domestic flight, enter certain federal buildings...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
CONCORD, NH — New Hampshire residents who want to board an airplane have one year before they will need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification to board...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK —  The one-year countdown for needing a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license has begun.New York residents will need an enhanced driver’s license or a REAL ID compatible driver’s license by October 1, 2020, if they want to use it to get on a...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
PROVIDENCE —  Do you have a star encircled in gold on your Rhode Island driver’s license? If not, there’s still time to get your gold star REAL ID driver’s license.Rhode Island residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a gold star on...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON —  The flag of the District of Columbia has three starts on it, but DC’s REAL ID compliant driver’s license only needs one star to indicate it is the REAL deal. DC residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
TRENTON — New Jersey residents who want to board a domestic flight will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
CHARLESTON, WV —  Do you have a gold star on your driver’s license?West Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a gold star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is REAL ID-compliant or they will need another form of...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont residents who want to board an airplane will need a star on their driver’s license in one year, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential or they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or...
September 30, 2019 | Local Press Release
HARTFORD —  Do you have a star on your Connecticut driver’s license? If not, there’s still time to get your REAL ID driver’s license with that star on it.Connecticut residents who want to board an airplane for a domestic flight will soon need a star...
September 27, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David P. Pekoske announced the current Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC), including the appointment of two new members and the reappointment of 12 members. ASAC...
September 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU – Federal, state and county officials today reminded Hawaii residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant form of identification to board a commercial flight.To determine if a Hawaii driver license is REAL ID...
September 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
CEDAR RAPIDS —The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) this morning at the security screening checkpoint. This is the fourth firearm found at the CID checkpoint this year,...
September 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport have stopped two men from bringing guns onto airplanes within the last three days. It marked the third and fourth guns caught at the checkpoint so...
September 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH —  Do you have a star on your Pennsylvania driver’s license? If not, there’s still time to get your REAL ID-compliant driver’s license with that star on it. But it’s better to get it sooner, rather than later.Pennsylvania residents who...

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