Press Releases

Haywood: Brown Rejection a Lost Opportunity to Build Trust

HARRISBURG, June 9, 2015: Senator Art Haywood made the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Senate vote to reject Marcus Brown as State Police Commissioner: "Yesterday the Pennsylvania Senate voted to reject Governor Wolf's nominee for State Police...

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Haywood: Freeloader Frackers Have No Shame

Senator Art Haywood made the following statement following a joint Finance Committee and Environment Resources Committee hearing on the taxation of shale for education funding: HARRISBURG, June 2, 2015:  “The testimony yesterday at the joint Senate Finance Committee...

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Haywood: Taxpayer Protection Act is Taxpayer Deception

Harrisburg - April 21, 2015 - State Senator Art Haywood made the following statement against the Taxpayer Protection Act during a Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee Meeting today: “The Taxpayer Protection Act is really just a Taxpayer Deception Act. Instead of...

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Haywood: Unjust Education Funding Sign of Moral Bankruptcy

ABINGTON- March 23, 2015 – State Sen. Haywood made the following comments in response to data unveiled by the U.S. Department of Education on school district funding across the country: “The report from the U.S. Department of Education that Pennsylvania is the worst...

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Haywood: Statement on Integrity

PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2015 - State Sen. Art Haywood today released the following statement on integrity: "In the past year, there have been six African-American legislators from Philadelphia charged with abuse of office. Whether guilty or innocent, these charges by...

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Haywood: State Budget Deficit an ‘Invention’

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3, 2014 − When Pennsylvania’s nearly $2 billion budget deficit was announced today, state Senator-elect Art Haywood declared the deficit to be a product of the Republican myth that we can't afford a strong state. “The budget that Governor Corbett...

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Haywood: No More Hiding from Minimum Wage Vote

ROSLYN, Dec. 1, 2014 − Citing strong public support and successful efforts in surrounding states, state Sen. Art Haywood said today he would begin the 2015-2016 legislative session by pushing for a vote to increase in Pennsylvania’s long-dormant minimum wage....

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