Press Releases

Sen. Williams Speaking Saturday Following Philly Rabbit Run

PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2016 — The very popular Philly Rabbit Run this Saturday will include state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. Sen. Williams will address runners following the event (at approximately 9 a.m.) and congratulate them for their participation and effort....

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Sen. Williams Announces Funeral Arrangement for Father-in-Law

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2016 — Funeral arrangements have been made for Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams’ late father-in-law, Raymond Edward Feimster. Feimster, 76, the father of the senator’s wife, Shari Williams, passed peacefully at hospice on Monday, Feb. 15, due to an...

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Senate Democrats React to Budget Line-Item Veto

Harrisburg – Dec. 29, 2015 – Senate Democrats provided the following reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf’s line-item veto of a Republican budget plan. The governor released six months of emergency funding for schools and human service programs, or $23.39 billion of the House...

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State Lawmakers Lend Their Voices to Sen. Williams’ Call for Judicial Conduct Reform; Urge AG to Release All Email Addresses in ‘Hategate’

HARRISBURG, Tuesday, Nov. 24 – The call for judicial conduct reform in the wake of the racist, misogynistic and homophobic emails received and forwarded by state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin grew louder today as more state lawmakers joined state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams in his work to restore integrity and decency in the commonwealth’s prosecutorial and appellate networks.

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State Lawmakers to Join Sen. Williams’ Call for Judicial Conduct Reform Effort

HARRISBURG, Monday, Nov. 23 – State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and other state legislators will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, in the Capitol to call for the suspension of the law licenses for those who covered up the investigation of racist, misogynistic, homophobic emails received and forwarded by state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin.

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Sen. Williams Steps Up Call for Justice Eakin’s Resignation, Says Graci, Beemer, Byer Must Step Down, Too

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

HARRISBURG, Oct. 23, 2015 — With state budget negotiators continuing their unwillingness to stay at the table until a 2015-2016 fiscal blueprint is adopted, Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams today said he will support his caucus’ call for all lawmakers to remain in...

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Summer of Peace Returns to Sen. Williams’ District

Family Fun Day will set stage at Christy Recreation Center PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2015 — Once again, children and residents of state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams’ 8th Senatorial District will have the opportunity to learn about peaceful alternatives to violence and...

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