SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Senate President John Cullerton's state DREAM Act just passed the Illinois Senate with a 45 to 11 vote, setting up a private scholarship through Illinois' college funding program for children of illegal immigrants. The vote on SB 2185 is online HERE.
UPDATE: All Democrats voted YES, except for Gary Forby, who did not vote.
Republicans that voted YES are: Althoff, Bomke, Brady, Dillard, Duffy, Tom Johnson, Murphy, Radogno, Sandack, Schmidt, Syverson.
Republicans that voted NO are: Bivins, Cultra, Christine Johnson, John Jones, LaHood, Lauzen, Luechtefeld, mcCann, McCarter, Rezin and Righter. Republicans Millner and Pankau did not vote.