Press Releases

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

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: More Than $4 Million in Housing Tax Credits Approved for Area Projects

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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Sen. Williams Speaking Saturday Following Philly Rabbit Run

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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Senate Democrats React to Budget Line-Item Veto

HARRISBURG, Jan. 29 – On the seventh anniversary of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act becoming law, some legislators and advocates say Pennsylvania women need a stronger equal pay law. Legislation to update and strengthen Pennsylvania's 55-year-old equal pay...

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Sen. Williams, Rep. McClinton to Offer Next Expungement Clinic for Residents

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2015 -- Following a meeting with Philadelphia's community leaders, clergy and civil rights advocates about the email scandal that has ensnared Pennsylvania's judicial system, state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams this morning re-stated his call for PA Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin to resign, demanded the removal of three other officials, and called for a special prosecutor to investigate the attempted cover up.
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Sen. Williams Joins Campaign to End State Budget Quagmire

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, Nov. 20 – State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams will be participating in an important panel discussion this weekend about the need for more black males to become teachers. On Monday, the senator will continue a favorite Thanksgiving tradition when he...

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Sen. Williams Urges Committee to Adopt Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2015 -- Following a meeting with Philadelphia's community leaders, clergy and civil rights advocates about the email scandal that has ensnared Pennsylvania's judicial system, state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams this morning re-stated his call for PA Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin to resign, demanded the removal of three other officials, and called for a special prosecutor to investigate the attempted cover up.
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