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Senator Haywood Hosts ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour

PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 14, 2017 – The Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour will make a stop in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 16. Constituents can come to enroll in the individual insurance marketplace or Medicare. Enrollment experts will...

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Sen. Haywood to Hold Hill Town hall on Gun Violence

As part of an ongoing effort to promote discussion of local issues, State Sen. Art Haywood (District 4) will be hosting a town hall on gun violence at the Woodmere Art Museum on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. After hosting three town halls during the spring,...

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State leaders educate on steps to pardon

State Lt. Gov. Mike Stack (D-5) and State Sen. Art Haywood (D-4) are working together to educate others on commutations and the process of wiping convictions off a person’s record. They spoke at an event at LaSalle University. As of January 31, 2017, the state of...

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Fannie Lou Hamer Honored in Resolution

On the way back from Harrisburg Wednesday, State Sen. Art Haywood called his mother to let her know that a resolution he sponsored honoring Civil Rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer had been approved. “She was so happy,” said Haywood (D-Phila./Mont.). “I couldn’t be more...

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New Church Launches in Mt. Airy

NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA >> Three area churches are challenging the Northwest Philadelphia area on the traditional concept of church. First, the new Dare to Imagine Church held its Only Imagine Gala and Sunday morning worship service the weekend of Sept. 8 to 10,...

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Embattled Philly cop shot victim in back, records show

Cyrus Mann, the Philadelphia police officer dismissed after fatally shooting an unarmed 306-pound man in 2012, got his job back last year in part because an arbitrator said no evidence or witnesses contradicted Mann’s version that he shot the man at close range as...

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South Broad keeps median parking, North Broad gets new spots

The Broad Street median parking lawsuit is dead. A Common Pleas Court Judge decided yesterday that the effort to get Philadelphia Police and the Parking Authority to ticket South Broad median parkers is a no-go. Political action committee 5th Square filed the lawsuit...

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Pa. Budget Needs to be Shaken Up

Two ideas — one from the right, one from the left — to fix Pennsylvania’s budget woes just might (if put together) get state finances back on track. It’d take some doing and compromise. So right away you figure, eh, no chance. But what passes for fiscal management in...

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Sen. Haywood Continues Push to Raise Minimum Wage

Senator Art Haywood recently convened leadership from local advocacy groups to urge state legislators to raise the minimum wage in light of ongoing budget delays. “With a revenue package not yet approved, the legislature still has an opportunity to include a raise to...

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