Senator Haywood Comments on the Governor’s Protection of Vulnerable Populations Executive Order

Philadelphia – August 1, 2019 – Democratic Chair of the PA Senate Health and Human Services Committee State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in support of Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement of the Protection of Vulnerable Populations Executive Order: “I agree with Governor Wolf that child welfare...

Sen. Haywood Announces $1 Million in State Grants for Redevelopment and Community Improvement Projects

Philadelphia – August 1, 2019 – Sen. Art Haywood (D- Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that $1 million in state grant money would be put toward projects in his district through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). “Investing in the buildings in our communities helps us improve the wellbeing of our communities,”...

PA Senate Democratic Caucus Decries Changes to SNAP Program, Urges PA Congressional Delegation to Oppose

Harrisburg, Pa. – July 29, 2019 – Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation, urging that the federal Department of Agriculture does not end automatic eligibility for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This change would impact 3.1 million Americans;...

PA Legislators Work as ‘Servers for an Hour’ in Push for Minimum Wage Increase for Working Families

Tipped Workers Share Stories, Denounce Wage Theft, Gender-Racial Wage Gaps and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Philadelphia, PA − July 12, 2019 — A record number of state legislators waited tables for an hour Friday afternoon at a restaurant in downtown Philadelphia in support of the federal Raise the Wage Act nationwide and One Fair...

Haywood: Over $3.1 Million in Housing Funds Approved

Harrisburg – July 12, 2019 – Sen. Art Haywood (D- Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that more than $3.1 million in funds from the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) program has been awarded to multiple projects in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties. The funding was approved by the Pennsylvania...

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Fighting to Raise the Minimum Wage in PA! The time to increase the wage is now!

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Senator Haywood supports efforts to ensure dangerous people do not have access to guns. 


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