• As Tax Deadline Looms, Hughes, Torsella Urge Pennsylvanians to Claim Tax Credit

    PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2017 — With the deadline for taxpayers to file their income taxes just two weeks away, state Sen. Vincent Hughes and state Treasurer Joe Torsella today urged Pennsylvanians to claim every cent of cash they may be owed by the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

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  • Hughes to Host a Graduate Opportunities Conference

    Senator Vincent Hughes in conjunction with The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia and The College Prep Roundtable, will host approximately 200 Junior and Senior College students with the specific purpose to motivate them to pursue advanced degrees in their chosen field of study. The conference will be held April 21-23, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel, 76 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029.

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  • Lawmakers’ Plan Offers Middle Class Tax Cut, Ensures Wealthiest Pay 'Fair Share'

    State Sens. Haywood and Hughes announced a plan to generate additional revenue to address the commonwealth’s deficit by ensuring that the wealthiest Pennsylvanians pay their fair share in taxes, while reducing or leaving untouched the tax burden on 84 percent of all taxpayers.

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  • Lawmakers Announce $357,000 for Philadelphia School District from Rideshare Revenues

    HARRISBURG, February 16, 2017 — State Sen. Hughes joined fellow lawmakers and officials from the School District of Philadelphia to announce that the school district has received its first installment of state funding — more than $357,000.

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  • Hughes: Governor’s Budget Plan Invests in Jobs, Working Families

    HARRISBURG, February 7, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) who serves as Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2017-18 budget invests in jobs and working families and is a good fiscal blueprint to begin budget deliberations.

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  • Senate Democrats Call for Special Session on Property Tax Relief or Elimination

    February 1, 2017 – State Senate Democrats said that Gov. Tom Wolf should call a special session of the General Assembly to ensure that legislation that results in significant property tax relief or total elimination is passed and signed into law this session.

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  • Hughes Calls for Immediate Negotiations on Statewide Paid Sick Leave

    “Earlier this week, the Republican majority on the Pennsylvania Senate’s Local Government Committee voted down my amendment to create a statewide sick leave policy which would have allowed workers to earn time off for medical reasons.

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  • Senator Hughes Stands Up for Laid Off Workers

    Senator Hughes joined with labor, unemployment activists, and lawmakers to call for restoring funding to unemployment compensation centers and rehiring of over 600 laid off state workers

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District Office

4950 Parkside Avenue
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778

Conshohocken

400 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428
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Harrisburg Office

545 Capitol Building
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579

Whitemarsh

616 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
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Upper Dublin

801 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
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