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Senator Hughes An informational update for you!

This publication is your opportunity to receive regular updates on the work and the issues that I have been involved with, both in Harrisburg and throughout our community.

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Senators Hughes, Ferlo, and Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee to Hold Hearing on Medicaid Expansion in Pittsburgh

WHAT: Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on Pennsylvania’s opportunity to participate in expansion of Medicaid
WHEN: Friday, March 8th, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon
WHERE: Wyndham University Center (formerly Holiday Inn University Center), 100 Lytton Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
WHO: Senator Ferlo, Senator Hughes, other members of Senate Appropriations Committee, various panelists offering testimony
BACKGROUND: Pennsylvania has an opportunity to expand Medicaid coverage, and must make a decision which will affect numerous parties: consumers, hospitals, employers, the state economy, local and state government. Democratic members of the Appropriations Committee will receive testimony on the importance of improving the health care in our state by accepting Medicaid expansion, as well as the economic and budgetary impacts of this decision. After the panelists provide their testimony, time permitting, the public will be given a limited opportunity to address the committee to provide their personal stories and advice.

Learn more on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion and provide your feedback on my website at as well as on Facebook and Twitter (@SenatorHughes).

Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

4950 Parkside Avenue | Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579