Haywood Announces Funding for Local Communities

HARRISBURG – May 11, 2017 – Senator Haywood today announced more than $380,000 in funding for Abington Township and Jenkintown Borough. The funds will go toward the operation and maintenance of traffic signals. “Traffic lights that work...
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Senator Art Haywood Releases Statement on Cheltenham High School Incidents

HARRISBURG – May 10, 2017 – Following a community meeting on the recent issues of violence and other unruly behavior at Cheltenham High School, Senator Art Haywood was joined by 30 citizens in a focused effort to provide mentorship and...
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Senator Haywood Responds to Concerns Regarding a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in the 50th Ward

HARRISBURG – April 28, 2017 – Senator Haywood has released the below statement on the recent concerns expressed regarding the establishment of a medical marijuana dispensary within the district. The Philadelphia Tribune has background on...
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Readers and One State Lawmaker React to Legislative Challenge

Citizen advocacy isn't easy but is important so a Philly state legislator's teaching it. It’s risky to ask readers to extend themselves on topics to which the vast majority barely pay attention. So it was with trepidation that, in a...
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Readers and One State Lawmaker React to Legislative Challenge

Citizen advocacy isn't easy but is important so a Philly state legislator's teaching it. It’s risky to ask readers to extend themselves on topics to which the vast majority barely pay attention. So it was with trepidation that, in a column last week, I challenged...
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Here’s how Pennsylvanians can retire with dignity: Art Haywood

We are facing a retirement crisis in Pennsylvania. Currently the fourth-oldest state in the nation, the commonwealth's senior population is only growing. By 2020, more than one in four Pennsylvanians, or 3.5 million people, will be aged 60 or older, according to...
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State Senators Fight Back on Internet Privacy

The April 3 passage of a law rolling back the Federal Communications Commission's restrictions on internet service and telecommunication providers selling customer data has given way to a new internet privacy measure in the state Senate. On March 28, the U.S. House of...
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PA Senator Proposes State Oversight of Officer Involved Shootings

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Montgomery County senator raises questions of fairness in investigating cases in which an officer uses force with a firearm. Local district attorney's typically oversee those investigations, but some say the DAs office is too closely tied to...
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Hughes calls for senator’s removal for remarks on ‘inner-city’ students

State Sen. Vincent Hughes has called for the resignation of Sen. John Eichelberger, chair of the Senate Education Committee, following the Republican senator’s comment that inner city students would fare better in less-intensive academic tracks, as opposed to being...
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