Press Releases

Reading Revolution Summer Programs Kick Off in the Northwest

 PHILADELPHIA – July 10, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood (4th District) today announced the opening of the inaugural “Read to Succeed” summer camps he is hosting in partnership with Senator Vince Hughes, as well as the start of his third annual “Read by Fourth” reading...

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Haywood Announces Funding for Local Communities

HARRISBURG – May 11, 2017 – Senator Haywood today announced more than $380,000 in funding for Abington Township and Jenkintown Borough. The funds will go toward the operation and maintenance of traffic signals. “Traffic lights that work properly, and are where they...

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Senator Art Haywood Sponsors Community Day

February 14, 2017 — Senator Art Haywood, in partnership with Chestnut Hill College, sponsored a Martin Luther King High School Community Day on the college campus on Saturday, February 11. More than 50 high school students visited Chestnut Hill, where they were...

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Senator Art Haywood Statement to Proposed Prison Closures

HARRISBURG, January 27, 2017 – Senator Art Haywood today released a statement on the recent announcement on closure of a Pennsylvania prison in the Pittsburgh area. “As I have stated repeatedly, the cost of mass incarceration in Pennsylvania is unsustainable, over $2...

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Haywood: “Neighbors Win First Battle”

Liquor Control Board Opposes Renewal of Olney Steak and Beer License

Harrisburg – October 24, 2016 – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) Bureau of Licensing announced that they are opposing the renewal of the license for Olney Steak and Beer based on complaints raised by residents, according to state Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery).

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