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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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December 2017

Holiday Party with a Purpose

December 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street
Philadelphia, 19104 United States
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Join Sheryl Lee and I as we team up with SHARE to battle hunger.  Help us feed those in need.  On Sunday, December 17 you are invited to join us at our “Holiday Party with a Purpose” from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street in Philadelphia.  Admission is free, but you can help feed the hungry by bringing a canned good or other donation.  We always have a great time at our party and…

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January 2018

Pathways to Pardons Expungement Expo

January 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shepard Recreation Center, 5700 Haverford Ave PA 19131 United States + Google Map

State Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Phila., will partner with Lt. Gov. Mike Stack for an event designed to inform constituents about the possibilities of clearing their name from minor past convictions. The Pathways to Pardons Expungement Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at the Shepard Recreation Center, 5700 Haverford Ave., 19131. Cephas said those in attendance can learn how the pardon process works in Pennsylvania and how they can seek a pardon for…

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Senator Hughes to Stand with Advocates for Affordable College Education

January 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
East Wing Rotunda, 501 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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HARRISBURG, January 22, 2017 –  Senator Hughes will join members of the House of Representatives and the Association of State College and University Faculty (APSCUF) for the release of the Keystone Research Center’s report on “Pennsylvania Promise,” a plan to make college affordable for all Pennsylvania students. WHEN: Tuesday, January 23 at 11:30 am WHERE: East Wing Rotunda WHO: Senator Vince Hughes            Ken Mash, president, APSCUF            Keystone Research Center  …

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February 2018

Telephone Town Hall

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m., Sen. Hughes will hold a live Telephone Town Hall Meeting. Participants will be able to ask me questions as well as listen to a discussion about important issues in the district and around the state. Click here to participate →

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March 2018

Financial Freedom for Working Families

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Parkwest Town Center, 1575 N 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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Senator Vincent Hughes in partnership with PA Treasurer Joe Torsella and the Campaign for Working Families, Inc. are hosting a Financial Freedom for Working Families FREE EVENT on March 13, 2018 from 10 am til 2 pm. The event will be held at the Parkside Association of Philadephia. We will have experts available to: Prepare your taxes for FREE (annual income less than $54,000) File for Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) Apply for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Search for unclaimed…

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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Parkside Association of Philadelphia Parkwest Town Center, 1575 N. 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Haverford Library, 5543 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 26 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mt. Pisgah Ame Church, 428 N. 41st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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April 2018

Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Salvation Army Kroc Center, 4200 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prince of Peace Baptist Church, 1844-1898 N. 32nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States
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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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2401 North 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778

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

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Conshohocken Borough Hall
400 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428
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Whitemarsh Township
616 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
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801 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
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