Pennsylvania’s minimum wage is the lowest in the region. Advocates tell lawmakers an increase is overdue.

Democratic lawmakers heard from advocates, academics and business groups Monday  on a renewed push to give minimum wage workers in Pennsylvania a raise to $15 an hour. Over 100 people attended the Zoom hearing on minimum wage hosted by the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee, covering a broad range of topics over three...

PA Senate Democrats Hold Hearing on Raising the Minimum Wage for PA in Honor of MLK Day of Service

Harrisburg – January 18, 2021 - At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing was held on Martin...

Address racism on college campuses

Martin Luther King Jr. was right. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. When racial injustice appears and is allowed to fester on our college campuses, we believe that threat is particularly ominous. When Black students, who are often away from home for the first time, are ostracized or harassed because of the color of their skin...

PA Senate Democrats to Hold Hearing on Raising the Minimum Wage for PA in Honor of MLK Day of Service

At the request of State Senators Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), and John Kane (D- Chester/Delaware) the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a virtual public hearing on raising the minimum wage for Pennsylvanians. The hearing in being held on Martin Luther King, Jr’s Day of...

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Raise the Wage

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

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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. 

Mentoring

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

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