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State Senate Committee Holds Philadelphia Hearing on Opioid Epidemic

State Senate Committee Holds Philadelphia Hearing on Opioid Epidemic

Philadelphia – February 21, 2020 – At the request of state Senators Anthony H. Williams (D- Delaware/Philadelphia) and Tim Kearney (D- Chester/Delaware), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a public hearing today in Philadelphia on ways to combat the opioid...

Statement from Senator Anthony H. Williams on PES  Refinery Sale

Statement from Senator Anthony H. Williams on PES Refinery Sale

“I am pleased that after considering input from all stakeholders, Judge Gross approved the sale of the former PES refinery to Hilco Redevelopment Partners. Based upon Hilco’s stellar track record and unique capabilities, I look forward to partnering with them on...

Senator Anthony H. Williams to Introduce Expanded Syringe Exchange

Senator Anthony H. Williams to Introduce Expanded Syringe Exchange

Philadelphia, Pa. − November 7, 2019 − Senator Anthony H. Williams today announced plans to introduce legislation that would expand access to needle and syringe programs throughout Pennsylvania. “As Pennsylvanians continue to deal with the impact of the opioid crisis,...

Sen. Anthony Williams Statement on Folmer Charges

Sen. Anthony Williams Statement on Folmer Charges

Philadelphia, PA – September 18, 2019 – Sen. Anthony Williams releases the following statement on Folmer charges: I echo my colleagues in support of Senator Folmer's resignation. Leaving the Senate was the only appropriate course of action given the serious...

A. Williams Announces Half a Million in Recreational Funds

A. Williams Announces Half a Million in Recreational Funds

Philadelphia – September 17, 2019 – Sen. Anthony Williams (D- Philadelphia/Delaware) announced today that funding totaling $542,208 has been awarded to projects within his district through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program. “Access to parks and recreational...

Sen. Anthony Williams Announces $5.5 Million in State Grants

Sen. Anthony Williams Announces $5.5 Million in State Grants

Philadelphia – August 2, 2019 – Sen. Anthony Williams (D- Philadelphia) announced today that $5,520,000 in state redevelopment grants had been awarded to projects in his senatorial district. “Investing in these redevelopment projects allow our communities to...