Here’s a story that will certainly piss you off- unless you are an illegal alien.
New York, the cesspool of liberal lunacy has done it again.
Democrat lawmakers in New York actually blocked a bill to expand college tuition for gold star families while at the same time approving $27 million in aid for illegal immigrants, Fox News reported.
New York Assembly Democrats on Tuesday blocked a bill that proposed expanding college tuition aid for children of deceased and disabled military veterans after– having a week earlier– approved a state budget that set aside $27 million in college tuition aid for illegal immigrants.
The Assembly’s Higher Education Committee voted 15 to 11 on Tuesday to shelve the bill, effectively quashing its chances of going to the floor, the Post-Standard reported.
The decision came after committee chair Deborah Glick, D-Manhattan, and Speaker Carl Heastie said $27 million from the state’s budget would go towards supporting the Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act, which allows illegal immigrants to qualify for state aid for higher education, Newsweek reported.
Glick said any expansion of college tuition aid to Gold Star families was not within the state’s budget and pointed to an already-existing program that provides $2.7 million to 145 students who are dependents of vets who served in combat zones, the New York Post reported.
Wait, WHAT? ILLEGAL ALIENS GET $27 MILLION BUT STUDENTS OF VETERANS THAT SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES FOR OUR COUNTRY ONLY GET $2.7 MILLION? DO THE MATH FOLKS!
HOW IN THE HELL DOES THAT MAKE ANY SENSE?
“Assemblywoman Glick should be ashamed of herself,” said State Sen. Robert Ortt, R-Niagara. “We set aside $27 million dollars for college for people that are here illegally… Apparently, $2.7 million is all that the families of soldiers who are killed, get. If you’re a child of a fallen soldier, you do not rank as high and you know that by the money.”
Of course there was major backlash on Twitter:
Guy Beson wrote: “Fresh off their third-term abortion expansion law, NY Dems block provision extending additional college financial aid for Gold Star families — shortly after approving millions in tuition assistance to illegal immigrants. Is mentioning this “incitement”?
Fresh off their third-term abortion expansion law, NY Dems block provision extending additional college financial aid for Gold Star families — shortly after approving millions in tuition assistance to illegal immigrants. Is mentioning this “incitement”? https://t.co/z3SvuND8AM
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) April 12, 2019
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