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Art Haywood

Senate District 4  
Democrat (Term Expires: 2026) serving Montgomery (part) and Philadelphia (part) Counties.

Committee Assignments

Health & Human Services , Minority Chair
Aging & Youth

Co-Sponsorship Memoranda

View my 2023-2024 session co-sponsorship memoranda

Sponsored Legislation

View my 2023-2024 session sponsored legislation



State Senator


Arthur and Virginia Haywood

Personal History

Married Julie Billingslea of Ardmore


B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Morehouse College, 1979; MsC London School of Economics (Marshall Scholar), 1981; J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 1985.


Worked to expand independence and power in low-income neighborhoods: Housing Attorney at Regional Housing Legal Services and Community Legal Services; Legal Counsel and Executive Vice President at Esperanza; partner in private practice representing community organizations in neighborhood revitalization activities; board member at Tenant Union Representative Network and Cheltenham Achievers Network; recognized for work by Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Christian Legal Aid Society, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and John Marshall Fair Housing Institute; Commissioner Cheltenham Township 2010-2014; elected to the State Senate November 4, 2014.