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During the campaign last fall, Gov. Mike Beebe told voters the state tracks how much it spends to provide services to people who are in the country illegally, but there is no central reporting and few state agencies said they track illegal aliens’ use of public services.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/23/2011

Print Headline: State not tracking benefits for aliens


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  • Responding
    January 23, 2011 at 5:03 a.m.

    this is rediculous!!!!!!!

  • Testingonetwothree
    January 23, 2011 at 5:43 a.m.

    WHY NOT.....

  • wolfman
    January 23, 2011 at 9:42 a.m.

    wth? i just don't get it. we will provide services for people that aren't here legally...then turn around and DENY services and benefits for citizens that are here legally and need help. what a messed up world we live in.

  • rememberthealamo
    January 23, 2011 at 10:48 a.m.

    Senor Beebe, you are a treasonous liar that gives aid and comfort (at taxpayer expense) to the invaders. You sir, should be deported to that hell hole called Mexico for your sins.

  • WildWoman
    January 23, 2011 at 2:20 p.m.

    Born and rasied in the USA.


    College student

    Can't get Food Stamps
    Can't get Medical

    Gotta love that they are committing a crime and they get it all!!!!

  • SBA1960
    January 23, 2011 at 2:51 p.m.

    Don't worry. A few more years of Obama and Democratic Senate and they will be climbing the fence to get back to Mexico where they can find a job.

  • aimee
    January 23, 2011 at 4:28 p.m.

    SBA1960, they WILL "be climbing the fence to get back to Mexico where they can find a job" but it will be because the President is cracking down on employers who are hiring illegals...!!!

    Did you read that construction contractors are complaining that their subcontractors are being FORCED to verify citizenship..??? THIS is how to ultimately solve the problem...

    Until then, our state SHOULD be compassionate until those who HAD come for jobs realize they CAN'T get one here and go home of their own accord...

  • Coralie
    January 23, 2011 at 4:53 p.m.

    I don't mind the Klingons but the Ferengis are the ones who are ruining our economy with all their Rules of Acquisition.

  • SBA1960
    January 23, 2011 at 5:26 p.m.


    Since when did we become a country who rewards (or has compassion) for those who break the law? Is that one of Billl Maher's ""new rules"? Does the term "illegal" mean anything? It is the duty of all employers to hire legal workers. Period. As far as Obama is concerned, he goes whichever direction the wind is blowing. He will end up making Clinton look like a man of conviction. He needs to re-enforce the crotch in his pants so that all the fence straddling won't wear through. Another career politician, lots of talk, little do.

  • aimee
    January 23, 2011 at 6:15 p.m.


    "It is the duty of all employers to hire legal workers. Period."

    Really..???? So why do we HAVE so many illegals working here..???

    "Another career politician, lots of talk, little do."

    Enough "do" so that construction contractors are worried that their subcontractors cannot do their jobs because they have no illegal workers...

    I'll settle for that much "do"..!!!