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Poverty Listening Tour

At its core, poverty is the lack of adequate money and financial resources to meet basic needs.  To better understand the depth and breadth of poverty and how it affects our communities, Senator Art Haywood visited multiple regions throughout Pennsylvania in 2019.

Explore the Report
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.  Apply online today to join the 2020 Census Team! 1-855-562-2020

Senator Haywood Issues Gun Violence Prevention Grants Statement

Harrisburg – February 27, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement today announcing gun violence prevention grant legislation: “Gun violence is a tragedy across the Commonwealth. Everyone knows of someone affected by gun violence, whether suicide, homicide or a shooting.  I introduced...

Senator Haywood Comments on Legislation in Support of a Savings Account for First-Time Homeowners  

Harrisburg – February 5, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement about legislation passed in the State Senate to create a savings account for first-time homeowners in Pennsylvania:   “It is a core feature of the American dream that families buy a home....

Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

Harrisburg – February 4, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement today supporting Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year: “I support the Governor’s budget to create a stronger Commonwealth. It’s the best budget that I’ve seen. This budget continues to focus on K-12 and higher...

Senator Haywood Comments on Legislation in Support of State Housing Tax Credits

Harrisburg – January 29, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement about legislation passed in the State Senate to increase affordable housing in Pennsylvania: “Prior to joining the State Senate, I was a lawyer for 30 years representing nonprofit organizations that created affordable housing...

For MLK Day of Service, Hundreds Gather For March to Raise Wages

Hundreds of people were late for appointments today, January 20, 20020. The reason they were late can be placed squarely on Speaker of the House Mike Turzai and Rep. Jim Cox who have done nothing to raise the state minimum wage past $7.25/hr. They have had opportunities and they squandered it. So today, about 300 people who were fed up took to...

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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.

How to Participate?

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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