Press Releases

Haywood Comments on Supreme Court Janus Decision

Philadelphia – June 28, 2018 – State Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) released the following statement regarding the Janus v. AFSCME decision from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). “The Supreme Court just made it easier for anti-worker...

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Haywood Comments on Senate Passage of State Budget

Harrisburg – June 22, 2018 – State Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) released the following statement regarding the state Senate’s passage of the $32.7 billion General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19. “For the first time during my tenure in the...

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Haywood: PAsmart Initiative Grants Approved

Harrisburg − April 9, 2017 — Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) heralded the more than $1 million in PAsmart Initiative Grants that were awarded to various pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs in Philadelphia and Montgomery...

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Senator Haywood Prepares for MLK Day 2018

State Senator Art Haywood released the following statement in preparation for MLK Day 2018: “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.... Every step towards the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and...

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Haywood Issues Statement on Trump’s ACA Actions

Trump to slash subsidies, disembowel key part of Affordable Care Act, sell cheap, ineffective policies “President Donald J. Trump continued his assault on the Affordable Care Act with executive actions designed to break down key pieces of the landmark health care...

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Senator Haywood on East Germantown Shooting

I am very saddened to hear of the multiple shootings that took place last night on East Pastorius Street, which resulted in the death of one young man and serious injuries to several other young people. I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the victims’ loved...

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