Press Releases

Williams Statement Following Philadelphia City Hall Hearing on Beverage Tax

Philadelphia – June 23, 2017 – The state Senate Local Government Committee met today in City Council Chambers in Philadelphia concerning the Philadelphia beverage tax, at the request of State Sen. Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware). Following the hearing, Williams issued the …
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Senate Democrats, Pittsburgh Mayor Advance Efforts on Climate Change Despite Trump

Harrisburg – June 13, 2017 – Committed to positioning Pennsylvania as a leader in the battle against global climate change, Sens. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) and Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), along with Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto today outlined legislation …
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Williams to Host a Discussion on Creating a Peaceful Community in Delaware County

Harrisburg – June 2, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) will be hosting a discussion on what it takes to build a peaceful community on Sat. June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Delaware County …
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TOMORROW: Williams, McClinton to Host Free Document Shredding Event

PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2017 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams and state Rep. Joanna McClinton are hosting a free document shredding event for local residents tomorrow. Constituents may bring documents that they no longer need to be safely shredded on …
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Sen. Williams, Rep. Clinton to Host Free Document Shredding Event May 6

PHILADELPHIA, April 13, 2017 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams and state Rep. Joanna McClinton are hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cobbs Creek Shopping Center, 58th Street …
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Sen. Williams, Philadelphia Eagles Rodney McLeod Present “Mentoring is Brotherhood Challenge”

Philadelphia – April 7, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) has joined with Philadelphia Eagles safety Rodney McLeod to present the Big Brothers Big Sisters “Mentoring is Brotherhood Challenge” meet-and-greet recruitment event on Saturday, April 8 from noon …
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Williams: State Sewer Grants Approved for Collingdale, Lansdowne

Harrisburg − March 31, 2017 – Collingdale and Lansdowne Boroughs are set to receive state grants to help repair their sewer systems, according to state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware). Williams said Collingdale Borough will receive a grant of $406,792 …
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Williams Issues Statement Concerning Vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Harrisburg – February 27, 2017 – Following reports about vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) issued the following statement: “I want my friends, colleagues an associates of Jewish descent to know, that the …
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Sen. Williams, Powell Family, State and Local Officials to Unveil “Jay Alerts” Legislation

Harrisburg – February 10, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), the family of Jayanna Powell and state and local officials will be holding a news conference on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Ren’s Auto Repair …
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Senate Democrats Call for Special Session on Property Tax Relief or Elimination

Harrisburg – February 1, 2017 – State Senate Democrats said that Gov. Tom Wolf should call a special session of the General Assembly to ensure that legislation that results in significant property tax relief or total elimination is passed and signed …
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Williams, Special Guest WRNB’s Lady B to Host Meeting Promoting Peaceful Communities

Harrisburg – January 17, 2017 – In an effort to promote peaceful communities, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) along with WRNB’s Lady B will host a meeting with elected officials, police chiefs and concerned citizens on Jan. 21 in …
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Williams, McClinton to Host Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing Clinic

Harrisburg – January 10, 2017 – A free criminal record expungement and sealing clinic has been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Myers Recreation Center in Philadelphia, according to the program’s sponsors, state Sen …
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Williams Introduces Legislation to Bar State Assistance to White Nationalists Groups

Harrisburg – January 5, 2017 – In an effort to bar white nationalist groups from gaining tax advantages or financial assistance from the state, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) said today that he was authoring legislation to prohibit hate …
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Sen. Williams and Friends Host “Day Of Giving”

Philadelphia – December 23, 2016 – On Dec. 20, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) embarked on a two-day effort called the “Day of Giving” to deliver fresh made holiday meals to firefighters at fire stations throughout his district in …
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Williams Comments on State Grant for New Riverfront Trail in Southwest Philadelphia

 Harrisburg − Sept. 30, 2016 − A new riverfront trail between Grays Ferry Avenue to the area just south of Passyunk Avenue will be funded through a $1.5 million grant from the state, according to state Sen. Anthony H. Williams …
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