In two years, everyone will need either passports or new federally approved ID cards to board domestic flights and enter federal buildings. Pennsylvania and New Jersey are preparing for what they anticipate will be a deluge of requests for new IDs.
In the three months since their appointments, local officials have emailed them every day asking for the state's help, the duo said. Next month, they'll meet with Atlantic City officials eager to find savings. A website will go live in the coming months. They'll host regional conferences across the state starting this fall to show officials how to collaborate.
Michaelle Bond covers local and state government bureaucracy.