Anthony Williams

Black and Jewish leaders condemn anti-Semitic post local NAACP President Rodney Muhammad
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Cherri Gregg
July 28, 2020 - 12:34 pm
Members of the Philadelphia NAACP have voiced frustration over their president, Rodney Muhammad, after he shared an anti-Semitic meme on Facebook. No one within the organization has called for his resignation, but leaders outside of it are. Read more here.
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State Sen. Anthony Williams outside the courthouse in Media
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2020 - 5:48 pm
The Delaware County Black Caucus (DCBC), as well as community leaders and elected officials, want a fraternal order of police leader fired following alleged threats posted on social media earlier this month. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 09, 2020 - 9:41 pm
As the tug of war continues over Pennsylvania’s pandemic response, the Republican-controlled legislature has approved legislation to end the COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration recently extended by Gov. Tom Wolf. It’s unclear what happens next. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony Williams speaking with faith-based leaders
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Justin Udo
June 01, 2020 - 3:25 pm
At least a dozen faith-based leaders and elected officials in Philadelphia are banding together to help Philadelphia clean up after a weekend of protests and riots. Read more here.
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Neighbors joined a dozen state lawmakers and City Councilmembers at a news conference to announce three separate bills aimed at safe injection sites.
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Pat Loeb
March 02, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers promised legislation in Harrisburg that would make it harder, if not impossible, to open a safe injection site in the state as fallout continued from last week's short-lived effort to open a site in South Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Jim Kenney.
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May 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jim Kenney wins the Democratic primary for a second term, fending off challengers Alan Butkovitz and state Sen. Anthony Williams. . @PhillyMayor Jim Kenney went to the podium as the democratic nominee only 90-minutes after the polls closed. He thanked supporters for...
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Democratic mayoral candidates Alan Butkovitz, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
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Pat Loeb
May 14, 2019 - 7:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The only televised debate before next Tuesday's Democratic primary election for Philadelphia mayor featured a few new revelations on the three candidates' positions but turned decidedly hostile toward the end when issues gave way to personal attacks. Challengers Alan...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The first round of campaign finance reports for Philadelphia's May primary were due last week and they showed a wide gap between candidates for city offices. Some candidates expect to benefit from PAC money, even if it's not contributed directly to them. Incumbent...
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Members of the Players Coalition joined a cohort of Pennsylvania lawmakers on a tour designed to highlight the impact of enhanced mandatory sentencing, and their goal is to stop such bills before they become law.
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Cherri Gregg
April 01, 2019 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of the Players Coalition joined a cohort of Pennsylvania lawmakers on a tour designed to highlight the impact of enhanced mandatory sentencing, and their goal is to stop such bills before they become law. "The idea was that we were going to target people that...
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State Sen. Anthony Williams (podium) introduces Senate Bill 14.
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Cherri Gregg
January 29, 2019 - 12:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Senate has introduced a bill that would reform the commonwealth's probation system — legislation that was inspired by rapper Meek Mill's case. Robert Rahmeek Williams, aka Meek Mill, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for a technical...
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