• Senator Hughes to Host Make it a Healthy Man's World

    State Senator Vincent Hughes in partnership with Gateway Health, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital & Mt. Pisgah A.M.E Church invite you to Make it a HEALTHY MAN'S WORLD. The event will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 8:30 am at the Mt. Pisgah A.ME. Church, 428 N. 41st Street, Philadelphia.

    For more information call 215-879-7777 or visit www.senatorhughes.com.

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  • Costa, Hughes Support Budget Becoming Law; New Funds for Education, Opioid Treatment

    Harrisburg, July 10, 2016 - Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) released the following comments in support of Gov. Tom Wolf's announcement that he was allowing the state budget bill (Senate Bill 1073) to become law without his signature.

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  • Senator Hughes Statement on Passage of State Budget

    Harrisburg, June 29th, 2016 – State Senator Vincent Hughes today voted with the majority of the Pennsylvania Senate to pass a $31.53 billion General Fund budget. The bill offers an on-time budget that contains a modest increase funding for public education and makes other investments. The bill, which passed the Senate 47 to 3, will now be sent back to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for concurrence.

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  • State Senate Roundtable in Philadelphia Focuses on the Dangers of Lead Exposure

    Philadelphia – May 19, 2016 – At the request of state Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion today on the health impact of lead exposure.

    “The effects of lead exposure are indelible, dangerous and deadly,” Hughes said.

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  • #MoreThanMinimum

    Today Governor Wolf increased the minimum wage for state workers and state government contractors from the current $7.25 to $10.15 per hour through an executive order. While limited in scope, this action is critically important for hard-working Pennsylvanians and their families.

    With just a few strokes of his pen, the governor has taken steps to put success within reach for working-class families. Far too many of them still spend their days working in jobs that don't pay a living wage, forcing them to make the choice between food, medication, health care and eviction.

  • Employment Opportunities

    Visit my Employment Opportunities page to find current resources to utilize during your job search, including helpful employment opportunity websites and local job fairs and job alerts. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you are an organization or employer that would like to post a job fair or employment opportunity for constituents.

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