News Update – April 7

Industry News for April 7, 2016

Arizona Voluntary Travel ID

The Arizona Department of Transportation has reached out to stakeholders including APMA about the roll out of the voluntary travel ID that is now available for purchase.  These IDs will comply with the federal REAL ID Act and be recognized by airport security and at restricted areas in federal facilities.  However, because Arizona has adopted this program, all Arizona IDs can continue to be used until October 1, 2020. Learn more here.

Arizona News

  • Legislative Update

Momentum at the Arizona Capitol has slowed this week, as the Governor’s office has indicated it does not want more bills advanced until the budget has been negotiated.

  • Arizona Ballot Measure Eyes $12 Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave
  • Senate Advances Bill Preempting Local Governments on Employee Benefits
  • Ducey Signs Bills on Campaign Finance, Abortion, Deportation