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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...

Senator Hughes, Pennsylvania Senate Honors the 1977-1978 Division II National Champion Cheyney University Men’s Basketball Team

Harrisburg – April 17, 2018 – State Senator Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and the entire Pennsylvania Senate today honored the 40th anniversary of the Cheyney University men’s basketball team winning the 1977-1978 Division II Men’s National...

Reports Are Showing that Our Children are on College Campuses and too many are STARVING AND HOMELESS!

The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses: Many Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat THE WASHINGTON POST | BY CAITLIN DEWEY | APRIL 3, 2018 Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A...
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Hughes Highlights Approval of State Funding for Lead Remediation Pilot Program

Harrisburg – April 12, 2018 – Senate Democratic Appropriations chair Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) said today that he was pleased that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority (PHFA) has approved a $300,000 grant for the Home Free Lead Remediation...

April 4, 2018: 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassination

On April 4, 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tennessee.  In life, Dr. King made sacrifices and changed lives.  As word of his death spread, the world shook.  Dr....
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U.S. Sen. Casey, state Sen. Hughes Call for Federal Investigation of Racial Discrimination in Housing

Washington – April 3, 2018 – Recent revelations concerning potential racial discrimination in residential lending -- notably in Philadelphia -- have led U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) and state Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) to call on U.S....

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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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Senator Hughes, Pennsylvania Senate Honors the 1977-1978 Division II National Champion Cheyney University Men’s Basketball Team

Harrisburg – April 17, 2018 – State Senator Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and the entire Pennsylvania Senate today honored the 40th anniversary of the Cheyney University men’s basketball team winning the 1977-1978 Division II Men’s National Championship at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg. The Cheyney Wolves, led by Naismith Hall of Fame coach John Chaney, earned the championship by beating
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Hughes Highlights Approval of State Funding for Lead Remediation Pilot Program

Harrisburg – April 12, 2018 – Senate Democratic Appropriations chair Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) said today that he was pleased that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority (PHFA) has approved a $300,000 grant for the Home Free Lead Remediation Pilot Program. “The funding will be used as a part of a pilot program to test and remove lead from homes, Hughes
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Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Spectrum Health Care, 5201 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
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Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification

Senator Vincent Hughes in partnership with Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Black Women’s Health Alliance presents a Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification free event. Learn the skills to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. FEATURING: Trainer Victoria Wilmore from The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services To register, email the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter at health@phillyalumnae-dst.org or call the Black Women's Health Alliance at 215-382-3292. Space is limited so register today! Download…

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Reports Are Showing that Our Children are on College Campuses and too many are STARVING AND HOMELESS!

Reports Are Showing that Our Children are on College Campuses and too many are STARVING AND HOMELESS!

The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses: Many Students Don’t Have Enough to Eat THE WASHINGTON POST | BY CAITLIN DEWEY | APRIL 3, 2018 Caleb Torres lost seven pounds his freshman year of college — and not because he didn’t like the food in the dining hall. A first-generation college student, barely covering tuition, Torres ran out of grocery money
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