Evans, Haywood, Health Providers Urge Approval of Agreement to Save Chestnut Hill Hospital

PHILADELPHIA − August 9, 2022 – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd), state Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and representatives of several area health-care systems held a news conference today to urge approval of an agreement that would keep Chestnut Hill Hospital open. The agreement will need the approval of the Pennsylvania attorney...

Senator Haywood Announces State Budget Funding

Harrisburg, Pa. – July 8, 2022 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced that the General Assembly approved the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. The budget includes the following funding priorities of Senator Haywood: $525 million for public education, which is a historic...

Senator Haywood Responds to Roe v. Wade Ruling

PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2022 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade:  “I support women’s reproductive rights and I reject the Supreme Court’s decision. We must secure women’s equality. Our country has a long...

Senate Democrats Support Pres. Biden’s Call for State Gas Tax Holiday

Harrisburg, PA – June 22, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats held a press conference shortly after President Joe Biden made a call to federal and state law makers to pause gas taxes.   “Our stance is simple; we are calling on state Republicans to join us in supporting a suspension to the state gas tax. We know there...

Sen. Haywood Calls for Harrisburg Leaders to Raise the Minimum Wage

Harrisburg, PA – June 13, 2022 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) hosted a press conference with colleagues and advocates to demand Harrisburg politicians raise the minimum wage. Pennsylvania’s minimum wage has remained stagnant for 13 years. The current minimum wage of $7.25 was put into effect in 2009 as a result of...

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