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Bipartisan Probation Reform Proposal Moves Forward in the Senate

Bipartisan Probation Reform Proposal Moves Forward in the Senate

HARRISBURG – June 24, 2020 − The Senate Judiciary Committee approved today a bipartisan bill which would improve Pennsylvania’s probation system by addressing antiquated and arbitrary provisions in the law that have unnecessarily trapped nonviolent offenders in a...

PA Senate Democrats Announce Comprehensive Police Reform Legislation

PA Senate Democrats Announce Comprehensive Police Reform Legislation

HARRISBURG – June 10, 2020 – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus announced plans for a comprehensive package of legislation to reform policing in Pennsylvania. Two years ago, members of the caucus introduced police and community relations...

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...