Hughes Announces $5.4M in Philadelphia Violence Prevention Grants

Hughes Announces $5.4M in Philadelphia Violence Prevention Grants

HARRISBURG- December 1, 2021 — Gun violence prevention efforts in Philadelphia have been awarded more than $5.4 million in state grants, Sen. Vincent Hughes announced today. The grants were part of the $30 million in funding secured in the most recent state...
Senator Hughes responds to statewide, local calls for police reform

Senator Hughes responds to statewide, local calls for police reform

PHILADELPHIA — June 5, 2020 — State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) issued the following statement in response to recent calls from Gov. Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney to address police use of force and law enforcement reform across...
Senator Hughes, POWER Interfaith to stand with Marriott hotel workers

Senator Hughes, POWER Interfaith to stand with Marriott hotel workers

PHILADELPHIA − April 3, 2019 – Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) will stand with POWER Interfaith, UNITE HERE and other supporters of the Marriott hotel workers seeking better working conditions. The prayer vigil and protest of poor working...
Senator Hughes to renew call for free college Wednesday

Senator Hughes to renew call for free college Wednesday

Harrisburg, Pa. –  At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Capitol Media Center, Senator Hughes will be joined by legislators and education officials to renew the call for free college through the Pennsylvania Promise. The press conference will also provide...

Senate Democrats Announce Leadership Team

Harrisburg – November 16, 2016 – Senate Democrats today elected leaders for the 2017-18 legislative session. State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) was re-elected Democratic Floor Leader. “It is an honor and a privilege to once again be chosen to serve the caucus as...

Costa, Hughes: Corbett, Republicans Accountable for $2 Billion Deficit

Harrisburg – Dec. 3, 2014 – Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Phila.) said the $2 billion plus budget deficit disclosed at today’s Mid-Year Budget Briefing should be laid at the...

Senate Democrats Say Budget Should Move PA Forward

Harrisburg – January 25, 2012 – Senate Democrats, led by Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Appropriations Chair Vincent Hughes and others, today called on the governor to make job creation, tax fairness, education funding, shale and the restoration of funds for safety net programs budget priorities.