Press Releases

State Senate Hearing in Philly on Ride-hailing Companies

State Senate Hearing in Philly on Ride-hailing Companies

Philadelphia, Pa. − June 17, 2019 − Following a senseless act of violence on Father’s Day, and scores of other homicides in the city of Philadelphia and across the state, Senator Anthony H. Williams sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf asking for a state of emergency on...

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Senate, House Members Unveil Elections Reform Proposals

Senate, House Members Unveil Elections Reform Proposals

Philadelphia, PA − June 6, 2019 – At the request of state Senator Anthony Hardy Williams (D- Philadelphia), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on ways to improve the accessibility, safety and reliability and working conditions for...

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In Black Face or A Black Face, Mummers Should be Better

In Black Face or A Black Face, Mummers Should be Better

HARRISBURG, PA − January 16, 2019 −Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus stood together Wednesday, outlining the impacts of the federal shutdown on their constituents and addressing potential remedies at a state level. “In my county of Allegheny, we have...

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Senator Williams Applauds Signing of Clean Slate Legislation

Senator Williams Applauds Signing of Clean Slate Legislation

Harrisburg – June 26, 2019 – Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia) spoke out against the news of Philadelphia Energy Solutions’(PES) plans to close the South Philadelphia oil refinery next month. “The decision to close the refinery is extremely disappointing news...

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Williams Expungement Clinic Part of MLK Day of Service

Philadelphia, Pa. − June 17, 2019 − Following a senseless act of violence on Father’s Day, and scores of other homicides in the city of Philadelphia and across the state, Senator Anthony H. Williams sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf asking for a state of emergency on...

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Williams Kinship of Care Conference on Saturday

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...

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Williams’ Request for Redistricting Hearing Rebuffed

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...

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