We must act to stop crumbling schools in Philadelphia, across Pa.

Our schools are crumbling. Before the Inquirer reported on the deplorable conditions in Philadelphia schools, I heard that message from parents and students and even viewed it with my own eyes while visiting city schools. Seeing the conditions in which some of our...

Missed our homeowner workshop? Here is some information about buying a home

Just in case you missed the Free Home Buyer’s Housing Fair sponsored by the Urban League of Philadelphia in partnership with my office, PNC Bank and the Enterprise Center, we’re still here to help. Here are some tips about buying a home, interest rates and...
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Hughes, Farnese Call for Creation of Pennsylvania Center for Gun Violence Research

Harrisburg – May 3, 2018 – Horrific school shootings have prompted calls for banning assault weapons, posting armed guards in school buildings and other school safety upgrades. Two Philadelphia senators say we need to do more. Sen. Vincent J. Hughes...
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Redlining deprives black and brown people of home ownership

After analyzing data from more than 31 million records, the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) found that African Americans and Latinos were routinely more likely to be denied conventional mortgages at a far higher rate than their white counterparts. I will not stand for this discrimination and as a result, am pushing for investigations into these practices.

Senator Hughes calls for Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission investigation into discrimination incident at York County golf club

HARRISBURG – April 25, 2018 – State Senator Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery County) called for the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to investigate an incident of reported discrimination over the weekend in York County. In addition to calling for...
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Senator Hughes joins Senator Browne and Senator Martin in proposing new school threat reporting system

HARRISBURG – April 24, 2018 – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Vincent J. Hughes (D-7), Pat Browne (R-16), and Scott Martin (R-13) to help reduce school violence by creating a new school threat monitoring system unanimously passed the Senate Education...

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Hughes, Farnese Call for Creation of Pennsylvania Center for Gun Violence Research

Harrisburg – May 3, 2018 – Horrific school shootings have prompted calls for banning assault weapons, posting armed guards in school buildings and other school safety upgrades. Two Philadelphia senators say we need to do more. Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) are introducing legislation that would create the Pennsylvania Center for Gun Violence Research. The
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Senator Hughes calls for Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission investigation into discrimination incident at York County golf club

HARRISBURG – April 25, 2018 – State Senator Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery County) called for the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to investigate an incident of reported discrimination over the weekend in York County. In addition to calling for the investigation, Senator Hughes offered his support to the group of women: Sandra Thompson, Myneca Ojo, Sandra Harrison, Carolyn Dow and Karen
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Senator Hughes joins Senator Browne and Senator Martin in proposing new school threat reporting system

HARRISBURG – April 24, 2018 – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Vincent J. Hughes (D-7), Pat Browne (R-16), and Scott Martin (R-13) to help reduce school violence by creating a new school threat monitoring system unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee today (April 24). The Safe2Say Program would allow anonymous reporting of the threats regarding unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent
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Senator Hughes congratulates staff member becoming U.S. citizen on state Senate floor

Harrisburg – April 19, 2018 – To a standing ovation in Senate Chambers, Senator Vincent J. Hughes congratulated a legislative staffer who recently completed her nine-year journey to becoming a United States citizen. Before Lynette Carter, 26, took the oath of citizenship Thursday, Senator Hughes honored her accomplishment Tuesday afternoon in front of the state Senate. He applauded the efforts
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Make Mental Health A Priority

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I am partnering with the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Black Women’s Health Alliance for our annual Mental Health First Aid Workshop and Certification. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday May 12 at Spectrum Health Services Inc. (5201 Haverford Avenue). This free
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