Like so many households across Texas, State government had to tighten its belt and cut spending in order to balance the budget. More budget shortfalls are right around the corner. We simply cannot afford to pay welfare benefits or in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants anymore.
It's literally costing taxpayers billions that we can no longer afford. Ed supports eliminating these incentives that are attracting more illegal immigration and favors imposing tougher penalties for businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.