Press Releases

Senator Williams Applauds Signing of Clean Slate Legislation

Harrisburg, July 3, 2018 – Last week, Senator Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia) joined Governor Tom Wolf, lawmakers, and advocates for the signing of House Bill 1419, also known as the Clean Slate bill. “There are too many people who have done their time and have...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Williams’ Request for Redistricting Hearing Rebuffed

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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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 addition to...

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Sen. Williams’ Comments on Weekend Gun Violence in Philadelphia

Harrisburg, September 20, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) released the following statement in reaction to a shooting rampage in Philadelphia over the weekend. In the tragic incident a 25-year old woman was killed, multiple civilians and...

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Williams Expresses Concerns about A.G. Confirmation Process

Harrisburg, Aug. 30, 2016 − State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf and his Senate colleagues today raising concerns about the process being used to confirm the governor's nominee for Attorney General. In the letter,...

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Williams Sends HBO’s Oliver a “Dear John” Letter

Harrisburg – Aug. 25, 2016 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadephia/Delaware) released the following letter that he sent to John Oliver, host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”

In the letter, Williams calls into question an assertion made in Oliver’s recent show that Pennsylvania’s “charter schools are terrible.” Williams also took exception to Oliver’s characterization that Pennsylvania has “the worst football fans, the worst bell, and the worst regional delicacy”.

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