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‘Dream Act’ not on Pelowski’s legislative wish list

Rep. Gene Pelowski does not intend to schedule a vote on legislation that would allow students without legal immigration status to pay in-state tuition at public universities. The chair of the Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee argues that the issues raised by the so-called "Dream Act" are beyond the state Legislature's purview.

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Beyond the budget 2013

The path through any budget session leads to a negotiating table at which the governor and legislative leaders work out the most politically palatable taxing and spending deal they can muster. But the budget is never the only game in town. Before the session endgame gets played out, a network of committees will play host to various and sundry dramas involving policy issues before state government.

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