No, guns do kill people. And the solution is glaringly obvious | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 25, 2023

Two mass shootings in California in as many days. We know how to end the madness.

Pa. addiction specialists, lawmakers, and officials discuss addiction, settlement funds, stigma

BY: - December 16, 2022

The virtual roundtable ”to share their personal stories and discuss how their agencies’ efforts are making an impact” included state Rep. Jim Struzzi, R-Indiana; state Sen. Art Haywood, D-Montgomery; U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-4th District; Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith; and Dr. Bernard James Costello, associate vice chancellor for Health Science Integration at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Philly Sen. Haywood, Mayor Kenney to discuss gun violence solutions after sit-in

BY: - April 26, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA —  Pennsylvania Sen. Art Haywood, who has been holding a sit-in at City Hall, has reached one of his objectives: a meeting with Mayor Jim Kenney for later this week. The meeting is in response to a sit-in Haywood started last week in front of Kenney’s office.The Philadelphia Tribune reported that […]

Pa. lawmakers unveil bipartisan plan to prevent abuse within guardianship system

BY: - March 22, 2022

Sens. Lisa Baker, R-Luzerne, and Art Haywood, D-Philadelphia, have announced plans to prioritize efforts to find alternative options and add policies to improve the process when guardianships are the only viable option.

Pa. lawmakers unveil bipartisan plans for juvenile justice system reform, standardize practices

BY: - March 14, 2022

The Juvenile Justice Policy Act, announced Monday in a memo from Sens. Camera Bartolotta, R-Washington, and Art Haywood, D-Philadelphia, aims to limit detention guidelines and standardize placement practices with recommendations from the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force.

Philly clergy, residents complain about run-down rec centers

BY: - October 16, 2021

'Our children deserve better,' said Rev. Jeanette Davis of D.I.V.A.S. Ministry and a member of the Black Clergy.


Philly lawmaker will sue to block release of personal info in GOP probe | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 27, 2021

Democratic state Sen. Art Haywood is scheduled to announce his legal action during a press conference today


The true fight for police reform is in statehouses across the U.S. This is why | Opinion

BY: - July 30, 2020

We can’t afford to wait any longer for necessary reforms like these. They are literally lifesaving. That's why we need to take the states.

New Philly program offers emergency aid to renters, homeowners

BY: - July 1, 2020

Emergency aid is available to help people who are struggling financially and facing eviction and foreclosures due to the pandemic.

Philly Sen. Art Haywood wants to spend 2020 ‘responding to decades of injustice’

BY: - January 8, 2020

The Democratic lawmaker tells our partners at the Philadelphia Tribune that he wants to right historic economic, environmental and social justice wrongs.