Press Releases

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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