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State Senate Hearing in Philly Focuses on Gun Violence

Philadelphia – February 14, 2019 – At the request of state Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on ways to prevent gun violence in Pennsylvania. “This policy hearing is to share proven solutions to...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

Philadelphia – February 5, 2019 –  State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) issued the following statement today supporting Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year: “Following Governor Wolf’s address this morning on the...

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Haywood: It’s On Us PA Grant Awarded to Manor College

Philadelphia – Jan. 11, 2019 – Manor College was recently awarded a “It’s On Us PA” grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. It’s On Us PA grants are used for creating, implementing and improving educational courses and services that aim to stop sexual...

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Sen. Haywood & Rep. Rabb Host Narcan Overdose Training Seminar

Philadelphia – January 8, 2019 —Yesterday, State Senator Art Haywood and State Representative Chris Rabb co-hosted an event to allow constituents to learn about Narcan nasal spray and how to save someone from an opioid overdose. “Substance abuse affects all walks of...

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Sen. Haywood & Rep. McCarter Host Insurance Enrollment Event

Philadelphia – December 11, 2018 — Yesterday, State Senator Art Haywood and State Representative Steve McCarter co-hosted an event to allow constituents to enroll in affordable healthcare insurance. “Healthcare is vital for all and this ACA Enrollment event...

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First blood tests in Bucks, Montco show above-average contamination after tainted water

By Laura McCrystal and Justine McDaniel

Residents in Bucks and Montgomery Counties who participated in a blood-testing program because their drinking water was contaminated by chemicals on nearby military bases have a dramatically higher presence of some chemicals in their blood than the general U.S. population — in the case of one chemical, five times more than the typical American.

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