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State Senate rejects NY Dream Act

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The New York Senate has rejected a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally. The 30-29 vote Monday evening was short of the 32 votes needed to pass. The Senate is controlled by a coalition of Republicans and breakaway Democrats. The Assembly passed the Dream Act last month and included it in its budget resolutions last week. Gov. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had indicated support. The proposal included a budget appropriation ...

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March 18, 2014
7:13 a.m.

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About time they did something smart.