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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...

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.

TOMORROW: Williams, McClinton to Host Free Document Shredding Event

PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2017 — State Sen. Anthony H. Williams and state Rep. Joanna McClinton are hosting a free document shredding event for local residents tomorrow. Constituents may bring documents that they no longer need to be safely shredded on site, including...

Williams: State Sewer Grants Approved for Collingdale, Lansdowne

Harrisburg − March 31, 2017 – Collingdale and Lansdowne Boroughs are set to receive state grants to help repair their sewer systems, according to state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware). Williams said Collingdale Borough will receive a grant of...

Williams Issues Statement Concerning Vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Harrisburg – February 27, 2017 – Following reports about vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, state Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) issued the following statement: “I want my friends, colleagues an associates of Jewish descent to know,...

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...

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...

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,...

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”.