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June 2020

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on June 4 on our response to the murder of George Floyd. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

 

May 2020

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on May 20 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

 
Senator Hughes co-hosted a Telephone Town Hall on May 18 to discuss mail-in voting. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

 
Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on May 13 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

 

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on May 6 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

 

April 2020

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on April 30 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on April 23 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on April 16 to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on April 6th to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on April 1st to discuss evictions, foreclosures and consumer protection initiatives during coronavirus outbreak. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

March 2020

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

February 2020

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall to discuss Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2020-21 Budget Proposal. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

October 2019

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall on housing availability and affordability.  First, he spoke with Michael Froehlich of Community Legal Services and Beth Shay of the Senior Law Center about some of the problems in Philadelphia’s housing market

Then the Senator and his guests talked with residents of the 7th Senatorial District about these problems and possible solutions. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below

September 2019

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall, talking with residents of the 7th District about Toxic Schools and Common Sense Gun Laws. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the player below:

June 2019

In response to road rage killings in Pennsylvania, Senator Hughes is proposing legislation to keep loaded firearms out of vehicles

Senator Hughes hosted a Telephone Town Hall in which he and his special guest Governor Tom Wolf answered questions from constituents about raising the minimum wage, climate change and a number of other issues.  You can listen to the entire Telephone Town Hall by clicking on the link below

Senator Hughes joined with fellow Senate Democrats and activists to call for the passage of a package of bills that would make voting easier for Pennsylvanians.

May 2019

A task force that’s been looking into lead contamination across the state has turned in its report, and lawmakers are responding with a package of bills designed to keep Pennsylvanians, especially children, safe. Senator Hughes says it’s the legislature’s duty

April 2019

Over 1.8 million Pennsylvanians carry an estimated 68 billion dollars in student loan debt. Senator Hughes says legislation is being introduced that would save thousands for those paying off student loans.

March 2019

Legislation is being introduced in Harrisburg that would make it easier for workers in the public sector to join unions. Senator Hughes says unions should be easier to join, not harder.

February 2019

Now that Governor Wolf has proposed his 2019-20 Budget for Pennsylvania, Senator Hughes and other members of the state Senate Appropriations Committee are asking state agencies how they intend to spend the state’s money.

Senator Hughes and other lawmakers are throwing their support behind Governor Wolf’s proposal to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to twelve dollars an hour by July.

Senator Hughes held a Telephone Town Hall on Governor Wolf’s proposed 2019-20 state budget, taking phone calls from constituents and answering questions about the spending plan. You can hear the entire Town Hall by clicking on the link below.

Listen to Telephone Town Hall

 

February 7th marks the 19th annual Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Senator Vincent Hughes is encouraging African-Americans to get tested in the hope of putting an end to the disease.

Senator Hughes reacts to Governor Wolf’s 2019 Budget Address

January 2019

College students are graduating with ever-higher levels of debt. Senator Hughes says Pennsylvania should promise its students free and affordable college.

A new year, a new session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Senator Hughes talks about what he’s looking to accomplish in the state Senate in the new year.