Acting Human Services Secretary, Legislative Leaders Recognize Refugee Service Providers Supporting New Pennsylvanians, Urge Passage Of Ukraine New Neighbors Fund

Pittsburgh, PAMay 12, 2022 − Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead today joined Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, Senator Lindsey Williams, leadership from the Jewish Family and Community Services Pittsburgh and other refugee resettlement service providers in the Pittsburgh region to recognize the critical humanitarian work organizations do in support of refugees and resettlement in Pennsylvania. The event also stressed the need for the General Assembly to pass legislation introduced in both the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives that would support providers preparing to assist individuals and families displaced from Ukraine.

Veterans Place Awarded $2 Million State Grant to Construct Multi-Purpose Building

PITTSBURGH − APRIL 26, 2022 −  Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard (Veterans Place) announced today that it has been awarded a $2 million grant from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), to construct a multi-purpose building to include handicap-accessible apartments (ADA-compliant), a wellness center, and additional space for behavioral health and other supportive services. This project will expand Veterans Place’s ability to continue to meet the unmet needs of homeless veterans including female veterans, the aging veteran population, and veterans with disabilities.

Senator Lindsey M. Williams Releases Statement on the Departure of PDE Secretary Noe Ortega

PITTSBURGH  April 22, 2022 − Senator Lindsey M. Williams released the following statement today:

“As the Minority Chair of the Senate Education Committee, I have had the privilege to work closely with Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Secretary Noe Ortega. Secretary Ortega and his staff have been extremely responsive partners to me and my office as we’ve worked together to address the needs of Pennsylvania’s students, parents, teachers, and schools.

Senate, House Democrats Host Roundtable Discussion on EMS Issues

PITTSBURGH  April 21, 2022 – State Senator Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery), chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee joined Senator Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny), state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) and state Rep. Nick Pisciottano (D-Allegheny) to host a roundtable discussion yesterday on various issues facing Pennsylvania’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies.

PA Legislators Highlight Name Change Legislative Package Intended to Ease Name Change Process for Transgender Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG – April 11, 2022 – Members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate joined advocates for the LGBTQ and Transgender Community Monday, April 11, 2022, for a press conference to discuss their package of bills to update Pennsylvania’s antiquated name change laws that will ease the burden for transgender Pennsylvanians who wish to change their given name to their chosen name.

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Senators Lindsey Williams and Jay Costa Announce $2 Million for ACTION Housing, Allegheny County Rehabilitation Program 

Senators Lindsey Williams and Jay Costa Announce $2 Million for ACTION Housing, Allegheny County Rehabilitation Program 

November 2, 2022 − LAWRENCEVILLE, PA − Today, at the Goodwill of Southwestern PA, Senator Lindsey Williams, Senator Jay Costa, and Representative Sara Innamorato announced the allocation of $2 million to ACTION Housing to be delivered to low-income homeowners in Allegheny County. The grant was awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). 

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Roundtable Discussion – Senate Rules Reform

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Senator Katie Muth and Senator Lindsey Williams will host a virtual roundtable discussion on Senate Rules reforms on Wednesday, December 7 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. For far too long, many operating rules of the Senate allow the Majority Party to prioritize politics over policy and silence other members who are trying to advocate for their constituencies and often, for what is right and just. Senator Muth and Senator Williams will discuss their package of Senate Rules Reforms that will promote transparency and ensure a fair legislative process in the State Senate. The roundtable discussion will be hosted on Zoom and will allow for attendees to ask questions throughout the event. 

This hearing will be fully virtual via ZOOM.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqc-qqqj4vH9AQTT19YZ5UCj26bL2uYBEP

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Event

Senator Lindsey Williams' Ross District Office 5000 McKnight Road, Suite 405, Pittsburgh

We’re hosting a Property Tax & Rent Rebate event at our McKnight Road Office on Wednesday, May 11 and Thursday, May 12! Sign up for your 30 minute appointment to […]

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Event

Senator Lindsey Williams' Ross District Office 5000 McKnight Road, Suite 405, Pittsburgh

We’re hosting a Property Tax & Rent Rebate event at our McKnight Road Office on Wednesday, May 11 and Thursday, May 12! Sign up for your 30 minute appointment to […]