Dream Act supporters who hoped to make a showing at Tuesday’s Senate Higher Education committee hearing are bound to be discouraged. Shortly after word of their rally got out, Tuesday’s committee hearing was cancelled.
The hearing’s cancellation means the proposal, formally known as House Bill 1817, has virtually no chance of getting a vote. Lawmakers face an Apr. 3 cutoff that requires all policy committees to complete their work. And while there’s no proof that the hearing’s cancellation has anything to do with the planned protest, it does mean that without any additional Higher Education …