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  • She claimed there have been no problems with people misrepresenting themselves at the polls, so there’s no real reason to take $11 million from other state programs.

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  • State Rep. Cherelle Parker, a Democrat from Northwest Philadelphia, said putting the voter ID requirement into practice would cost far more than the $4 million cited by the bill’s supporters.

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