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Senators Camera Bartolotta, R-Washington, and Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, announce their probation and parole reform bill in the Capitol rotunda on Jan. 28.

Some Pa. counties aren’t waiting on Harrisburg to reform their probation rules | Opinion

BY: - May 21, 2021

As it turns out, the state Legislature has another chance to do the right thing and reform probation in 2021.

State Sen. Anthony Williams tests positive for COVID-19

BY: - July 14, 2020

Williams, of Philadelphia, said he is following state and federal guidelines that call on COVID-19 patients to isolate for two weeks after a diagnosis.

Philly lawmakers provide masks, gloves to fight COVID-19

BY: - May 27, 2020

The legislators delivered supplies to a total of 130 residents at Paschall Senior Apartments and the Hardy Williams Veterans Housing Center.

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Philly Dem’s bill would give local residents a say over safe injection sites | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 4, 2020

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With a planned supervised injection site in Pennsylvania’s largest city currently on hold, one Democratic lawmaker says she wants to make sure local residents get their say before future sites are allowed to open in the commonwealth. “I want to stress the opioid crisis is a public health epidemic, and […]

Philly lawmakers to target stop-and-gos with new regulations

BY: - February 11, 2020

State Sen. Anthony Williams (D-8) said the new regulations will target irresponsible business owners who make neighborhoods less safe.

Philly state lawmaker says supervised injection sites aren’t the answer to fighting drug use. So he wants to ban them

BY: - October 3, 2019

A federal judge ruled in favor of the site Wednesday, prompting Williams to call for a statewide prohibition.

Fresh off his second mayoral loss, Philadelphia senator announces plan to transform city’s elections

BY: - June 5, 2019

Other Democratic lawmakers introduced a raft of proposals to make it easier for Pennsylvanians to register to vote and cast their ballot.