We are closed for appointments in our offices through January 4, 2021 due to the rise in COVID cases across the Commonwealth. These closures of in person offices will protect both my constituents and my staff as we all continue to fight the spread of COVID-19. We will provide all services virtually – by phone, email, and with our live chat on our website!

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Senator Haywood’s Statement on Denying Pennsylvania a Just Recovery

Philadelphia – November 20, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement on the state budget:   “The budget plan introduced yesterday denies Pennsylvania a just recovery. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on our communities. Thousands have died, business owners have lost a...

Increasing the minimum wage would help, not hurt, the economy

The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate. President Donald Trump asserted that increasing the minimum wage would crush small businesses, many of which are already struggling as a result of the pandemic, arguing that the...

Senator Haywood Highlights Harassment of Black Students at PASSHE Schools, Questions Chancellor in Senate Hearing

Harrisburg, Pa. − October 21, 2020 − Today in a hearing of the Senate Education Committee, Senator Art Haywood shared stories he had learned from Black students at the PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities and blasted PASSHE Chancellor Dan Greenstein about his mishandling of these issues. Chancellor Greenstein presented to a...

Legislation introduced to protect monuments from vandalism, destruction

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state lawmaker has unveiled legislation to make sure people who destroy monuments and statues are brought to justice. However, it has some lawmakers questioning the intent of this legislation. "It's not up to any of use to rewrite our history," said Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R) Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, York Counties. "But,...

Bill introduced to punish those who don’t wear a mask in public

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — If you refuse to wear a mask, you could soon pay the price. New legislation, Senate Bill 1287, has been introduced that would punish those who don't wear a mask in public with a misdemeanor and other fines. Democratic State Senator Art Haywood introduced it. "It seemed to me that we needed the maximum compliance to prevent the...

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Raise the Wage

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

Find Good Jobs & Careers

Working to increase awareness of the many options including skilled trades!

Gun Violence Prevention

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


Saving youth through mentoring is vital to build successful citizens for tomorrow.

Clean Water

Ensuring clean, safe water in our homes and schools.

Racial Justice

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As a community member, you have the power to make a difference in our district and across Pennsylvania. I invite you to help build safe neighborhoods where educational opportunities are strong, wages are fair, entrepreneurship is encouraged and retirement is secure.

Citizen Advocacy

Take the step towards participating in our democracy by talking with your elected leaders. 

Neighborhood Activism

You can take an active role in strengthening our community.

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