Anthony Williams

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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Pat Loeb
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Democratic Mayoral Primary is less than a month away but the race has generated very little news, so far, in part because the incumbent, Mayor Jim Kenney, is running what political strategists call a "rose garden campaign," in which being in office is...
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Senate State Gov't Committee meets in the Capitol
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April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A state Senate committee has advanced legislation that seeks to reign in Gov. Tom Wolf’s directive that counties replace their voting machines in time for the 2020 elections. Counties will have to select voting machines with a paper trail by the end of the year...
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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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Pat Loeb
April 11, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The two men challenging incumbent Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney turned up the heat, Thursday. State senator Anthony Williams picked up a major endorsement and former City Controller Alan Butkovitz criticized the mayor's record on diversity. For the first time since...
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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.
Courtesy of state Sen. Anthony Williams
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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Justin Udo
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers look to the public for input, as they examine the state's controversial law requiring a license for professional hair braiding. Lisa Hopkins is a retired hair braider, and cosmetology teacher is an advocate that people who braid — a style of...
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Pat Loeb
October 13, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - State Sen. Anthony Williams led an unusual tour through his West Philadelphia district, last week. He took three members of the Liquor Control Board to see local nuisance bars. “Where are the 30 seats,” Williams asked after he burst into Jacky's Deli. Williams...
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