HARRISBURG—The House has passed House Bill 2275, sponsored by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia and amended by Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester), to formally create a joint local-state task force to prosecute prior-convicted-felons in possession of firearms in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG—Legislation sponsored by Reps. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) to allow the state to use the expertise of the Pennsylvania National Guard to respond to cyber crises and subvert cyber intrusion has passed the House unanimously.
WHAT: Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware) will hold a press conference to discuss creating a Gun Violence Task Force in Philadelphia and giving it prosecution power of gun crime.
HARRISBURG—At the urging of Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester), PennDOT has awarded the Henderson Group, Inc. $1.08 million from the Multimodal Transportation Fund to complete work on a critical loop road system in Chadds Ford, Delaware County.
HARRISBURG—Rep. Craig Williams (Delaware/Chester) announced that the Upper Chichester Library will receive a $2 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to construct a brand-new library facility.
HARRISBURG—The House Judiciary Committee has passed legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware) to extend Act 58 of 2019, a bipartisan legislative effort that provides the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction over gun crime in Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG—Legislation introduced by Reps. Craig Williams (R-Chester/Delaware) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) to allow the state to utilize the Pennsylvania National Guard to combat cyber criminals has passed the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
“I was very glad to hear the governor spend several minutes from the outset of his speech reviewing our hard work to bring the Commonwealth from a budget deficit to a budget surplus.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Chris Quinn (R-Delaware) and Craig Williams (R-Chester and Delaware) joined their colleagues to support a bi-partisan initiative appropriating $225 million in federal pandemic relief funds to support health care workers and facilities for the recruitment and retention of caregivers.
HARRISBURG—Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Craig Williams (R-Delaware) have introduced legislation, House Bill 2275, to extend Act 58 of 2019, a bipartisan legislative effort that provides the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction over gun crime in Philadelphia.
WHAT: Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Craig Williams (R-Delaware) will hold a press conference to discuss extending Act 58 of 2019 to give Attorney General Josh Shapiro dual jurisdiction over Philadelphia.
At 1:18 in the morning January 5, 2022, I received a text from a close friend who was just robbed on the streets of Philadelphia. The criminal recognized him in a nearby restaurant and attacked when he walked outside. The assailant clearly indicated that he had a gun.
CHADDS FORD – Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester and Delaware) announced more than $1.1 million in grants to the district from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program.
CHADDS FORD - Rep. Craig Williams (R-Chester and Delaware), Rep. Christina Sappey (D-Chester) and Sen. John Kane (D-Chester and Delaware) jointly announce the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program award of $1.9 million in new grant funding for the Kennett Library. The three legislators worked together to secure the awarded funds as part of the 2021 grant cycle.
CHADDS FORD – Rep. Craig Williams (R- Delaware/Chester) announces the approval of $910,536 in Commonwealth Finance Authority funds for the Hillman Drive Extension project in Chadds Ford Township, Delaware County.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester), which would require lobbyists to report payments to or from other lobbyists for the referral of clients, was unanimously approved earlier today by the House State Government Committee. This bill was part of a package of bills designed to limit the influence of lobbyists and political consultants in state government.
CHADDS FORD - Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester) and Sen. John Kane (D- Delaware/Chester) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Delaware County for public assistance funding for Chadds Ford Township, residents, businesses and non-profits, like the Brandywine Conservancy, affected by the flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
CHADDS FORD – As a part of the 2021 state budget process, Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester) secured $1.5 million in state funding for a pilot project to hire additional prosecutors for the district attorney’s offices in Delaware and Philadelphia counties. These prosecutors would be assigned as special assistant United States attorneys (SAUSAs) to work directly with the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for the sole purpose of federally prosecuting gun crimes in the region under Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN).
HARRISBURG – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester) is bringing attention to the importance of preventative care and early detection.
CHESTER – As an advocate for Chester Water Authority ratepayers, Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware/Chester) spoke at the ‘Amend Act 12’ press conference Friday, Oct. 1 at Chester Water Authority Headquarters, where he announced his co-sponsorship of House Bill 1936.