Senators Art Haywood & Tracy Pennycuick Introduce Alyssa’s Law

Harrisburg, PA − May 13, 2024 – Pennsylvania State Senators Art Haywood (D-4) and Tracy Pennycuick (R-24) have introduced legislation known as Alyssa’s Law. This legislation addresses the issue of law enforcement response time when a life-threatening emergency occurs at a school. The bill requires that all public schools be equipped with silent...

Senator Art Haywood Releases Statement on Joyce Wilkerson’s Selection to School Board

Philadelphia, PA.  April 29, 2024 −  Senator Art Haywood (D-4, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties) releases the following statement regarding Mayor Parker’s selection of Joyce Wilkerson: “I have known and worked with Joyce Wilkerson since 1985.  She is a passionate advocate for Philadelphia’s young people and beyond. Her...

Policy Hearing Highlights Impacts and Causes of Pharmacy Closures

HARRISBURG − April 16, 2024 – State Senator Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks), chair of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee, and Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) co-hosted a virtual public hearing yesterday on Zoom to discuss how pharmacy closures across Pennsylvania are impacting already underserved...

Mt. Airy CDC, Senator Art Haywood Announce $818K Block Cleaning Grant to Clean Streets and Curb Gun Violence

Philadelphia, PA − March 26, 2024 − Mt. Airy CDC is excited to announce Safe Steps Northwest, a groundbreaking initiative funded by an $818,000 grant from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency's Violence Intervention & Prevention program. Safe Steps Northwest will empower neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia to achieve a cleaner,...

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