WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Day Pass Proposal Panned

Plattsburgh, NY – The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, when fully phased in, will require all people crossing the nation's borders to present a passport or other approved secure identification to enter the US. New York Senator Charles Schumer and other border state senators have co-sponsored an amendment that would create a free day pass. But tourism and other officials in the region say the effort isn't such a great idea. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more