The Official Community for Tennessee's Democrats
State denies politics is behind plans to close DMV centers
Gov. Scott Walker's administration is working on finalizing a plan to close as many as 16 offices where people can obtain driver's licenses, in order to expand hours elsewhere and come into compliance with new requirements that voters show photo IDs at the polls.
One Democratic lawmaker said Friday it appeared the decisions were based on politics, with the department targeting offices for closure in Democratic areas and expanding hours for those in Republican districts.
A high-ranking state Department of Transportation official rejected that claim, saying the changes were based on economics, not politics.
Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Fort Atkinson, called on the DOT to reconsider its plants to close the Fort Atkinson DMV center. The department plans to expand by four hours a week the hours of a center about 30 minutes away in Watertown.
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My comment: This is probably TN's next step as it, is right our of the ALEC's play book
I guess by now most have heard about what is happened in Norway....
The Norwegian man detained after twin attacks in Norway on Friday that killed at least 17 people has links to right-wing extremism, independent Norwegian television TV2 reported on Saturday, without disclosing its sources.
The Guardian (UK) has just reported this
Try as they might there is no link to Muslims no matter what Republican talking heads are saying these horrible acts were committed by Right wing Extreamest
In a post in Norwegian in an online forum on December 2009, a user named Anders Behring Breivik claims there is not one country where Muslims have peacefully lived with non-Muslims, stating that instead it has had "catastrophic consequences" for non-Muslims.