State Senate Hearing Focuses on Expanding the Amber Alert System in PA 

State Senate Hearing Focuses on Expanding the Amber Alert System in PA 

Harrisburg – October 15, 2020 – At the request of Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D- Philadelphia/Delaware), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a virtual public hearing to discuss expanding Pennsylvania’s Amber Alert system to include hit-and-run incidents....
Senator Anthony H. Williams Statement on Positive COVID-19 Test

Senator Anthony H. Williams Statement on Positive COVID-19 Test

Philadelphia, PA – July 14, 2020 – State Senator Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) released the following statement after testing positive for COVID-19: “I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am following all recommended guidelines from the CDC and...
State Senate Hearing Focuses on Expanding the Amber Alert System in PA 

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...
2020 politicians: Stop pandering to black voters and actually come to our neighborhoods

2020 politicians: Stop pandering to black voters and actually come to our neighborhoods

Op-ed by Anthony H. Williams

There has been a lot of discussion about race and racism this political season. While former New York City mayor and billionaire Mike Bloomberg pours millions into ads appealing to African Americans, Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign preaches about a coalition including and highlighting African Americans and Latinos. Earlier this month, it was the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania versus the mayor and district attorney. Before that, it was President Donald Trump accusing Gov. Tom Wolf of denying a black Philadelphia girl a scholarship.

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...
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,...