Press Releases

Hughes: State Grant to Bolster Housing Stock in Conshohocken

Harrisburg – February 20, 2018 – Conshohocken is slated to receive a state grant of $112,875 to bring households into compliance with local and state building code standards, state Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) said today.  “This state grant will...

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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...

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Hughes Statement on Scheduled School Reform Commission Vote

Philadelphia – November 16, 2017 – State Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia) issued the following statement concerning the scheduled vote to disband the School Reform Commission (SRC) and return control of the schools to local officials.  Hughes was slated to...

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Sen. Hughes to Host Roundtable Discussion on Voter Access

PHILADELPHIA, September 25, 2017 — To dig deeper into growing concerns with respect to voting in Pennsylvania, provide an update on national issues around voting and discuss a package of legislation calling for greater voter access in Pennsylvania, state Sen. Vincent...

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Sen. Hughes Comments on Pennsylvania’s Credit Downgrade

HARRISBURG, September 20, 2017 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery), the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on Pennsylvania’s credit rating downgrade by S&P Global Ratings due to a failure to...

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