Senator Haywood discusses “Fair Share PA” with WURD 900 am host Charles Ellison.
The efficiency, operation and fairness of how Pennsylvania conducts its elections was brought up during day two of Senate budget hearings. Senator Haywood says Pennsylvanians can feel safe about their elections.
Senator Haywood says Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2017-18 budget invests in jobs and working families and is a good fiscal blueprint to begin budget deliberations. The $32.3 billion budget plan calls for an additional $100 million in basic education, $75 million for high-quality early education and $25 million for special education.
To coincide with the beginning of Black History Month, Senator Haywood, along with the Pennsylvania Deparment of General Services and the State Museum, unveiled a new art exhibit at the state Capitol.
Senator Haywood spoke on the Senate floor about President Trump’s ban on allowing Muslims from certain countries to enter the U.S.
Pennsylvania Moment: Winter weather can cause hazards and delays for drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Senator Haywood advises you to be prepared by checking Turnpike conditions before you head out.
Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Haywood suggests making a donation to your local food bank as one way to make this a happy holiday season for all.
Pennsylvania Moment: Registration has opened for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Senator Haywood says the LIHEAP program is designed to help low-income Pennsylvanians pay for heat this winter and get needed repairs to furnaces and other heating equipment.
Senator Haywood held another of his telephone town hall meetings recently during which constituents were able to call in and ask questions on issues that included raising the minimum wage in Pennsylvania, education concerns, homelessness, and many other issues that matter to the residents of Montgomery County and Philadelphia. You can listen to the entire telephone town hall meeting by clicking here.
The month of October is set aside to increase awareness about Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence. Senator Haywood has information on both topics.