Press Releases

Williams Expungement Clinic Part of MLK Day of Service

HARRISBURG, January 19, 2017 – On Monday, Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) joined Rep. Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia) to host an expungement clinic as part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service efforts. “The expungement process helps individuals put ...
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Williams Proposes Measure to Reschedule Marijuana at Federal Level

HARRISBURG, January 17, 2018 – Sen. Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) announced that he is introducing a resolution urging Congress to reschedule marijuana from a Schedule 1 substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act. “Keeping marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance is ...
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Williams’ Gunlock Give-a-Way in Philadelphia on December 16

Chilling Events Involving Children, Accidental Deaths Involving Guns Prompt Action Harrisburg – December 11, 2017 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) in partnership with Sheriff Jewel Williams and Inspector Derrick Woods of the Southwest Police Division will be hosting ...
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Elected Officials and Advocates Stand Together for Expanded Hate Crimes Legislation

Harrisburg, PA – October 24, 2017 – This morning, elected officials stood with advocates to push for an expansion of Pennsylvania’s hate crime definition. As state law currently stands race, color, religion or national origin are protected classes under the ...
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Williams Kinship of Care Conference on Saturday

Harrisburg – September 22, 2017 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Kinship Care Committee, Turning Points for Children and the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS), is presenting the 4th biennial Kinship Care Conference ...
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Williams’ Request for Redistricting Hearing Rebuffed

Pending litigation cited Harrisburg – September 19, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams’ (D-Philadelphia) request for a hearing on redistricting reform measures was rejected by the chair of the Senate State Government Committee due to “pending litigation on the ...
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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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