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 hate crimes statute. Pending legislation in the Senate (SB 96)  and House (HB 505) would reenact […]

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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 this Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at West Philadelphia High School, […]

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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 drawing of maps,” Williams said today.

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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 following statement: “The dynamics behind the beverage tax are very complicated and there is a […]

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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 to support the continuation of the Obama Clean Power Plan. “The recent actions of President […]

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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 Technical High School (Folcroft Campus).

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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 site, including tax information, financial papers, medical records and other papers with personal information. Document shredding […]

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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 and Baltimore Avenue in Philadelphia.

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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 to 2 p.m. at Modell’s at Philadelphia Mills, 1280 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia. Big Brothers and […]

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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 and Lansdowne Borough will receive $43,206 to complete repairs.  The funding was approved through the […]

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