Press Releases

Senator Haywood and PASSHE Announce DEI Funding

Senator Haywood and PASSHE Announce DEI Funding

Harrisburg, Pa. – July 21, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) held a hybrid press conference at Kutztown University, to announce new funding for Diversity, Equity, and...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Anti-Choice Bills

Senator Haywood Responds to Anti-Choice Bills

PHILADELPHIA – May 27, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in response to anti-choice legislation moving in the House to restrict women’s reproductive rights in Pennsylvania: “Securing women’s...

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Senator Haywood Hosts Gun Violence Press Conference

Senator Haywood Hosts Gun Violence Press Conference

PHILADELPHIA – May 14, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) hosted a gun violence press conference, in partnership with the Black Clergy of Philadelphia, to call for the General Assembly to pass legislation to reduce statewide gun...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Chauvin Verdict

Senator Haywood Responds to Chauvin Verdict

HARRISBURG – April 21, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement in response to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial: “Today, I am relieved that a jury convicted former Minneapolis Police officer Derek...

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Senator Haywood Responds to PASSHE Board Meeting

Senator Haywood Responds to PASSHE Board Meeting

PHILADELPHIA – April 17, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement on the April 15 Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors meeting: “From January to April 2021, African...

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Senator Haywood to Meet with PASSHE University Presidents

Senator Haywood to Meet with PASSHE University Presidents

Philadelphia – February 5, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) will meet with Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) presidents starting next week to address incidents of racial discrimination and harassment on PA college...

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Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget

Senator Haywood Responds to Governor Wolf’s Budget

Philadelphia – February 4, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement on Governor Wolf’s 2021-22 budget: “Our Commonwealth is facing difficult times. The COVID-19 pandemic has crushed families and businesses in...

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PA’s tragic failure to protect renters, homeowners

PA’s tragic failure to protect renters, homeowners

As we enter what should be a time of spiritual reflection of the year about to end, we are reminded of the failure of the majority in the General Assembly to help families across the Commonwealth in 2020. In May, a bipartisan proposal to use the Commonwealth’s share...

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Senator Haywood Announces $13.75 Million in Capital Funding

Senator Haywood Announces $13.75 Million in Capital Funding

Philadelphia – December 23, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that organizations in his district were awarded $13.75 million from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) in 2020. RACP is one of Pennsylvania’s...

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