PMBDA Low-Interest Loan Program

PMBDA is a low-interest loan program designed to stimulate the creation, retention, and expansion of minority-owned businesses and create jobs in Pennsylvania. Uses PMBDA provides low-interest loans to finance a portion of the costs of land, building,...

Redlining in Philadelphia, Hughes Seeks Answers, Accountability

PHILADELPHIA – February 15, 2018 – State Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia) reacted angrily to media reports about the continued “redlining” of neighborhoods in Philadelphia, pledging to seek answers via inquires of state officials when they appear before the...

Hughes to Gov: New Maps Must Adhere to Voting Rights Act

Harrisburg – February 9, 2018 – In a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf on the preparation of new congressional maps, state Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) reminded the governor that the new districts must adhere to the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of...

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Redlining in Philadelphia, Hughes Seeks Answers, Accountability

PHILADELPHIA – February 15, 2018 – State Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia) reacted angrily to media reports about the continued “redlining” of neighborhoods in Philadelphia, pledging to seek answers via inquires of state officials when they appear before the Senate Appropriations Committee for budget hearings. Redlining is the practice of banks withholding loans to people of color for home purchases
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Hughes to Gov: New Maps Must Adhere to Voting Rights Act

Harrisburg – February 9, 2018 – In a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf on the preparation of new congressional maps, state Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) reminded the governor that the new districts must adhere to the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. “Recent statements and actions from the majority parties in the General Assembly have raised alarms,”
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Hughes: Jobs, Workforce Development, Education Investments Highlight Budget Proposal

Harrisburg – February 6, 2018 – Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) issued the following statement regarding the governor’s $32.9 billion General Fund budget proposal for 2018-2019. The proposed budget represents a 3.1 percent increase. Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his budget address before a joint session of the General Assembly today. Hughes’ comments follow: “It’s time for a
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Senator Hughes Joins the Call for Affordable Higher Education For All Pennsylvania Students

Harrisburg, PA – January 23, 2018 – Senator Vincent Hughes spoke today in support of affordable higher education for Pennsylvanians. Standing with advocates and researches from the Association of State College & University Faculty, Keystone Research Center, and members of the House, Senator Hughes advocated for the creation of Pennsylvania Promise, a program that will make higher education accessible to
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January 2017

Swearing In

January 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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March 2017

‘Turn Anger into Action’ at Upcoming Community Forum

March 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Center Theater at Montgomery County Community College, 340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422 United States
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PHILADELPHIA, February 22, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes invites the public to participate in an upcoming community forum that will focus on public engagement on legislative issues in Harrisburg and Washington, DC. The community forum will take place on Wednesday, March 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Science Center Theater at Montgomery County Community College, located at 340 Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell. “People are engaged in democracy and want to take the next step and get…

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October 2017

Public Safety Awareness Day

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Parkwest Town Center, 1575 N 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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State Senator Vincent Hughes, Parkside Association of Philadelphia, Inc. & Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. present a Public Safety Awareness Day. The event will be held on Saturday, October 7 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Parkwest Town Center. Sponsored By: State Senator Vincent Hughes, State Representative Vanessa Brown, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., Always Best Care, The Consulting Group, NHS Parkside Recovery, City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Sherriff’s Department, Philadelphia City Controller’s Office, Office of Emergency Management, Town Watch Integrated…

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Neighborhood Fall Festival

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
High School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 United States
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State Senator Vincent Hughes, Sheryl Lee Ralph Hughes, The City Ave Special Services District, and the Senator Hughes Team invite you to our Neighborhood Fall Festival. The event will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the High School of the Future.  A shredding event will be held from 9:00 am - noon. RSVP to Omar Sabir 215-879-7777 or omar.sabir@pasenate.com Day of Activities Health & Wellness Station Kids Zone Resistance Information Sassy Seniors Pavilion Food,…

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November 2017

Get Covered: Rally to Save The Affordable Care Act

November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ShopRite, 2385 W. Cheltenham Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19150 United States
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Join Senators Haywood, Hughes and Tartaglione, along with other elected officials and dignitaries, at a rally to encourage ACA enrollment. The rally will kick off a statewide ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour intended to fight back against the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine enrollment.

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ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour

November 16, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fox Street ShopRite, Fox St & Roberts Ave.
Philadelphia, 19129 United States
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 14, 2017 – The Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour will make a stop in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 16. Constituents can come to enroll in the individual insurance marketplace or Medicare. Enrollment experts will be there to answer any questions and guide users through the process. WHEN: Thursday, November 16 at 1:30 pm WHERE: Fox Street ShopRite, Fox St & Roberts Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19129 Media is encouraged to attend at any point through the day. This…

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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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Boost Your Retirement Security: Click MyRetirementPA.com

Helping you boost your retirement security is critical. That’s why I’ve joined with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and public officials to strongly support a new retirement security tool. On Thursday, lawmakers unveiled a website calledMyRetirementPA.com which is designed to help protect the retirement security of tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians. “More must be done to protect and enhance retirement
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