• Lawmakers Highlight Need to End Budget Impasse, Fund State-Related Universities

    PHILADELPHIA, July 20, 2017  — As Pennsylvania prepares to enter a fourth week without a state budget revenue package, a budget bill that funds the five state-related universities has become embroiled in the state budget funding standoff.

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  • EPA RRP Lead Safety Certification Training

    Attention All Repairers, Painters, Contractors & Renovators!!!

    Taught in this class are the safety measures necessary to protect inhabitants during renovation, repair and painting projects in pre-1978 housing and in pre-1978 child-occupied facilities, such as daycare centers, where lead-based paint will be disturbed by the work.

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  • Hughes: ‘Austere’ Budget Takes Steps to Move PA Forward

    HARRISBURG, June 30, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate today approved a $31.99 billion state budget plan that, although austere, will move Pennsylvania forward, according to state Sen. Vincent Hughes, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

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  • Lawmakers Rally to Denounce ‘Repeal and Replace’ Health Care Plan

    HARRISBURG, June 26, 2017 — Lawmakers from the state Senate and House of Representatives, along with Wolf Administration officials and advocates, denounced the latest attempt in Washington to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during a rally today at the State Capitol.

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  • Lawmakers Unveil Legislation Creating Trust Fund for Youth Impacted by Prison System

    HARRISBURG, June 21, 2017 — A bipartisan group of state senators and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel today unveiled legislation to establish a public charitable trust to help children impacted by the prison system and reverse the direction of youth who are on a path leading to incarceration in Pennsylvania.

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  • Unequal and Insufficient Education Funding in PA Must Come To An End

    We know that school funding inequities exist in Pennsylvania. I’ve seen it firsthand in my Senatorial district.

    This is not just a Philadelphia issue; it’s a statewide issue. Children are learning in buildings with rodents, contaminated drinking water and outdated textbooks.

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  • Senator Vincent Hughes Unveils Legislation Addressing School Funding Inequities

    PHILADELPHIA, June 15, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes, along with state and local advocates, today unveiled legislation that would provide funding to upgrade school facilities and ensure education equity in public schools.  

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  • Lawmakers Announce Voting Access Improvement Package

    HARRISBURG, June 13, 2017 — A group of Democratic lawmakers announced a package of bills today aimed at increasing voter participation in Pennsylvania.

    “We are committed to reforming our election process by improving voting access and participation,” said state Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery).

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  • Brewster, Hughes React to New State Report on Charter Schools

    Harrisburg – May 24, 2017 – State Sens. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) reacted to today’s release of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee report, which examined the financial impact of charter schools in Pennsylvania.

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  • 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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District Office

2401 North 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778


400 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Satellite Office Hours:
Wednesday • Noon – 4 p.m.

Harrisburg Office

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


616 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Satellite Office Hours:
Thursday • Noon – 4 p.m.

Upper Dublin

801 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Satellite Office Hours:
Friday • Noon – 4 p.m.

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