• Hughes Holds Telephone Town Hall Meeting

    On Wednesday, December 10th 6:00 p.m., Sen. Hughes held a live Telephone Town Hall Meeting. Participants will be able to ask questions as well as listen to a discussion about issues that are important to our area.

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  • Costa, Hughes: Corbett, Republicans Accountable for $2 Billion Deficit

    Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Phila.) said the $2 billion plus budget deficit disclosed at today’s Mid-Year Budget Briefing should be laid at the feet of Gov. Tom Corbett and his Republican legislative allies.

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  • December 1, 2014 is World Aids Day

    State Senator Vincent Hughes and Sheryl Lee Ralph Hughes encourage you to get tested and know your status. Getting testing helps you to prevent passing the disease to someone else.

    Get tested! Get Tested Together!

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  • Senator Hughes Reacts to the Independent Fiscal Office’s Projected Nearly $2 Billion Budget Deficit

    PHILADELPHIA- (November 13th, 2014) – Senator Vincent Hughes issued the following statement in response to the Independent Fiscal Office’s projection that Pennsylvania has a budget deficit of nearly $2 billion:

    “I am disturbed but not surprised to learn that Pennsylvania has a growing budget deficit, estimated by the Independent Fiscal Office as being nearly $2 billion."

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  • Lawmakers Learn About Housing Needs of Vets at McKeesport Roundtable

    McKeesport – September 5, 2014 - Lawmakers who participated in Friday afternoon’s roundtable discussion at the James R. Brewster Community Center in McKeesport learned first-hand about the needs of veterans and the obstacles they face when they try to find adequate housing.

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  • Senator Hughes Responds to Decision to Open Philadelphia Public Schools

    PHILADELPHIA- (August 15th) – Sen. Vincent Hughes released the following statement today in response the announcement that Philadelphia public schools will open on time: “While I am grateful that students and parents will not have to deal with the disruption of our public schools opening late, I am deeply concerned that the continued lack of adequate funding will further erode conditions in our classrooms.

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  • Senator Hughes Calls for PA House to Return and Vote on Philadelphia Cigarette Tax

    PHILADELPHIA-(July 31st, 2014) Senator Vincent Hughes issued the following statement in response to news that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has cancelled scheduled session days for next week: “The failure of the Pennsylvania State House to return means in very real terms that the Philadelphia School District will lose $1.6 million for every week that the cigarette tax is not passed."

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  • Senator Hughes Now Features Employment Assistance

    Click here for information on employment opportunities, employment resources, job training resources, links to job fair announcements and other useful career information.

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