Press Releases

Haywood: Latest Republican Budget is Shameful Trickery

HARRISBURG, March 16, 2016: State Senator Art Haywood issued the following statement after voting against HB 1801:

“Today’s vote was painful. With anti-tax leadership, the Senate was handed yet another smoke and mirrors budget bill. We have schools, universities and agricultural programs in desperate need of state funding, but what we voted on today was a spend-only bill that does not match our available funds. This is because we have leadership that refuses to increase taxes to pay for our state’s basic resources, even while it commits to spending money we do not have.

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Haywood: We Cannot Ignore Governor Rendell

Senator Art Haywood issued the following statement in response to a hearing held on 12 January by the Senate Special Committee on Address, of which he is a member: HARRISBURG, 13 January 2016: “The question before our Committee is whether or not the Attorney General...

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Haywood: House GOP Budget Vote Just Another Legislative Sham

HARRISBURG, October 7, 2015: State Senator Art Haywood made the following statement today following the House of Representatives vote against Governor Wolf’s income and severance tax proposals: “The House Republicans today staged yet another legislative sham. The GOP...

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Haywood: Governor Wolf Right to Veto Reckless Stopgap Budget

HARRISBURG, September 29, 2015: State Senator Art Haywood made the following statement today following Governor Tom Wolf's veto of the Republican stopgap budget: “Today, Governor Wolf stood up to the recklessness of the Republican stopgap budget with a veto. I stand...

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