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Senator Vincent Hughes

Senator Hughes praises the University of Pennsylvania’s $100 million pledge to address facilities needs in Philadelphia schools

Philadelphia, PA − November 17, 2020 − State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) issued the following statement after the University of Pennsylvania announced its $100 million pledge to the School District of Philadelphia for remediation of...

Have you filed to get your federal stimulus payment?

Don’t miss out, the deadline to file for economic impact payments electronically is Nov. 21Did you know there is an estimated $77 million in unclaimed coronavirus COVID-19 relief that has yet to be claimed by Philadelphia families? Most Philadelphia households have...

Senator Hughes partners with Rodney & Erika McLeod, Change Our Future Foundation for My Voice My Vote Jammin’ Bus Tour on Election Day

PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 2, 2020 – State Senator Vincent Hughes is partnering with Philadelphia Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod and his wife Erika McLeod for a nonpartisan “My Voice My Vote” Jammin’ Bus Tour on Election Day in partnership with the McLeod’s Change our Future...
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson joins Senator Hughes, Urban League and local clergy to announce Multi-Faith Souls to the Polls Weekend

PHILADELPHIA – October 30, 2020 – State Senator Vincent Hughes, Urban League President & CEO Andrea Custis and a number of faith leaders, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, united Friday morning to announce the Multi-Faith Souls to the Polls Weekend.

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Make a plan to get your ballot submitted ASAP I hope you understand the magnitude of the upcoming election. Health care, social security, jobs, the economy, social justice, criminal justice reform and so many other issues are up for a vote on Nov. 3. Be a part of the...

It’s voting time! Return your ballot ASAP

Make sure your vote counts, submit your ballot todayWe’re 11 days away from Election Day! If you haven’t done so already, please return your ballot ASAP. More than half of the state’s mail ballots have already been returned, which is great news. Let’s get the rest...

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Senator Hughes praises the University of Pennsylvania’s $100 million pledge to address facilities needs in Philadelphia schools

Philadelphia, PA − November 17, 2020 − State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) issued the following statement after the University of Pennsylvania announced its $100 million pledge to the School District of Philadelphia for remediation of environmental hazards in schools: "I am beyond grateful to the University of Pennsylvania for this unprecedented contribution to protect the public health of Philadelphia’s school
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Senator Hughes partners with Rodney & Erika McLeod, Change Our Future Foundation for My Voice My Vote Jammin’ Bus Tour on Election Day

Senator Hughes partners with Rodney & Erika McLeod, Change Our Future Foundation for My Voice My Vote Jammin’ Bus Tour on Election Day

PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 2, 2020 – State Senator Vincent Hughes is partnering with Philadelphia Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod and his wife Erika McLeod for a nonpartisan “My Voice My Vote” Jammin’ Bus Tour on Election Day in partnership with the McLeod’s Change our Future Foundation. The My Voice My Vote initiative focusing on voter activation, voter education, and community
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson joins Senator Hughes, Urban League and local clergy to announce Multi-Faith Souls to the Polls Weekend

PHILADELPHIA – October 30, 2020 – State Senator Vincent Hughes, Urban League President & CEO Andrea Custis and a number of faith leaders, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, united Friday morning to announce the Multi-Faith Souls to the Polls Weekend. The Multi-Faith Souls to the Polls Weekend was announced Friday morning during a Zoom press conference. This weekend’s efforts are
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Have you filed to get your federal stimulus payment?

Have you filed to get your federal stimulus payment?

Don’t miss out, the deadline to file for economic impact payments electronically is Nov. 21Did you know there is an estimated $77 million in unclaimed coronavirus COVID-19 relief that has yet to be claimed by Philadelphia families? Most Philadelphia households have already received the payments electronically, but City of Philadelphia officials estimate there are 64,000 households eligible to receive federal
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One of the most troubling challenges facing many students and families across Pennsylvania is the high cost of education.  This is often such a high hurdle that many students simply forgo a college education and are prevented from acquiring the skills necessary to gain better positions with higher wages.

collegeThe education gap caused by a lack of access to college or advanced education is, for many low-and-middle income students, the one faction preventing them from gaining traction in the workplace.   In our increasingly complex and high-tech economy, it is essential that we make, then fulfill, the promise to Pennsylvania students:  YOU will have access to a high-quality education without the burdens of crippling debt.

That’s what the Pennsylvania Promise is all about.   The Pennsylvania Promise is available to students with family incomes of $110,000 or less.  It provides for grants of at least $1,000 per year for community college students for two years and a minimum of $2,500 per year for four years to Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Schools and state related institutions.

The program also provides $50 million for adults in families whose incomes are less than $110,000 to acquire up to four years of postsecondary credit.

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New Deal For A New PA

A New Deal for a New Pennsylvania means devoting resources and energy to policy that uplifts the people. Find out what state Senator Vincent Hughes wants to bring to Pennsylvania so it’s people can prosper.

#NewDeal4NewPA

Pennsylvania needs a change. We need comprehensive policy solutions that address the issues our people face.

Pennsylvanians need economic security so they can work with dignity, pay their bills, and take care of their families and plan for a better life.

Pennsylvanians need quality, affordable housing to go home to after a long day’s work. They also deserve world class health care without ridiculously high premiums, hidden costs or inadequate coverage.

Pennsylvania's children deserve a high-quality education, which should start with our preschoolers and continue through college. Pennsylvania should provide the best educational opportunities for its people.

Pennsylvanians need voting reform so that young adults are automatically registered to vote when using state services. Voting should be accessible and inclusive.

Pennsylvanians need healthy environment with clean air, water and land. We must also move forward with the understanding that renewable energy and green jobs are our future.

In short, we need a New Deal for a New Pennsylvania!

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2401 North 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778

Harrisburg Office

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