2012-13 State Budget

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Senator Hughes Comments on Passage of 2012-13 State Budget

HARRISBURG, June 29, 2012 – State Senate Democratic Appropriations Chairman Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) today called final passage of the 2012-13 state budget a “first step toward redirecting our priorities to the needs of all Pennsylvanians, not just a...

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Hughes Says Focus Must be Job Creation, Economic Investment

PHILADELPHIA, February 9, 2012 – Responding to Governor Tom Corbett’s budget address, which lacks a plan to stimulate Pennsylvania’s economy, Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) held a news conference today to discuss a plan to boost job creation and economic investment in Pennsylvania.
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Senator Hughes: Governor’s Budget Proposal Hurts Pennsylvania’s People, Economy

“With this budget address, Governor Corbett has once again proven his disconnect with Pennsylvania citizens. Despite what the governor may have said today, the reality is Pennsylvania’s job creation has been stagnant, economic development is at a standstill and public education – which is still dealing with last year’s billion dollar body blow – is getting hit again.
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