National Guard to Provide Functional Support for Cybersecurity

Jun. 21, 2022 / Embed

Rep. Craig Williams testifies before the Senate on House Bill 2412, his legislation to allow the Pennsylvania National Guard to provide functional support for cybersecurity needs across the commonwealth.

Smart Justice followup

Apr. 27, 2022 / Embed

PA State Rep. Martina White and PA State Rep. Craig Williams meet with the press following House passage of House Bill 2275, which amends the Uniform Firearm Act to reauthorize the Office of Attorney General to prosecute in a city of the first class (Philadelphia) where the attorney general has operated a joint-state firearm task force.

Extend Attorney General’s Jurisdiction on Philadelphia Gun Crime

Apr. 12, 2022 / Embed

PA State Rep. Martina White and PA State Rep. Craig Williams urge support from the PA House Judiciary Committee for legislation to extend Act 58 of 2019, a bipartisan legislative effort that provides the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction over gun crime in Philadelphia.

Reaction to Gov. Wolf's Spending Plan

Feb. 08, 2022 / Embed

Rep. Craig Williams responds to the governor’s budget proposal.

White, Williams Introduce Legislation to Extend Attorney General’s Jurisdiction on Philadelphia Crime

Jan. 25, 2022 / Embed

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.

Williams Introduces Legislation to Extend Attorney General’s Jurisdiction on Philadelphia Crime

Jan. 25, 2022 / Embed

Rep. Craig Williams (R-Delaware) has 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.

The Reintroduction of ACT 58

Dec. 15, 2021 / Embed

Prosecuting gun crimes has been one of my top priorities since getting to the General Assembly earlier this year, including appropriations for more gun prosecutors in Philadelphia and Delaware County, appropriations for the Joint Local-State Firearm Task Force and a study of prosecution rates and sentences for gun crimes across the state, among other legislation to be tougher on gun and violent crime. In these remarks, I discuss the reintroduction of Act 58 which expired earlier this year, allowing the Attorney General concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute gun crimes in Philadelphia.

Deana's Law

Nov. 17, 2021 / Embed

Deana’s Law advances to the Senate. Listen to my remarks just before the vote on PA State Rep. Chris Quinn's bill. Deana was killed by a drunk driver who had 5 previous DUIs. He spent less than one year in prison total for his 3rd, 4th and 5th DUIs - all served at one time. The head-on collision happened in Upper Chichester (just outside our district), which makes this a moment of tragedy and responsibility in our community.

House Members Offer Details of Veterans Bill Package

Nov. 08, 2021 / Embed

My colleagues and I on the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees held a press conference highlighting a package of bills honoring Veterans Day and providing for increases in benefits for veterans and their families. As a veteran, I am honored to serve on this committee and be a voice for veterans across the Commonwealth.

Establishment of Staff Judge Advocate at DMVA

Oct. 19, 2021 / Embed

Rep. Craig Williams Introduces HB 1938 requiring the Chief Counsel of the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to have been a military judge advocate. Questioning the PA Adjutant General before the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.