Williams announces $35K PAsmart Targeted grant for Coatesville Area School District

(Jan 17, 2020)

“It is common knowledge that students who study STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) will be well equipped for the 21st century economy. Preparing our teachers to advance these skills is equally important. My thanks to Governor Wolf and Secretary Rivera for continuing to put our teachers and students on the path to excellence.” Read more

 

Otten, Williams applaud $150K CTE grant for Chester County Workforce Development Board

(Jan 16, 2020)

EXTON, Jan. 16 — State Reps. Danielle Friel Otten and Dan Williams today congratulated the Chester County Workforce Development Board for its $150,000 award to help businesses and school districts work together to better prepare students for in-demand careers. “Career and technical education allows students to discover their individual talents and explore rewarding career pathways that may not require a four-year degree,” Otten said. “Grants like this help us grow opportunities for students ready to make their mark in the workforce. I’m grateful to the administration for steering these grants into Chester County, and I congratulate the Workforce Development Board for earning the award.” “Our economy is telling us that specific jobs are in great demand but short supply,” Williams said. “These investments in workforce development and training will ensure that Pennsylvania students are well prepared to succeed in the working world. My thanks to Governor Wolf for these awards.” The Department of Labor & Industry awarded $2.4 million for Business-Education Partnership grants to 19 local workforce development boards across the commonwealth. The partnerships will connect schools, employers and students to provide career-related experiences and opportunities through soft-skills development, internships, workplace shadowing and career mentoring, all with the goal of preparing students for good local jobs. Read more

 

Williams talks hemp, helping veterans at Pennsylvania Farm Show

(Jan 13, 2020)

From the hemp industry to opportunities for veterans, Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams had the pleasure of sitting down with Pa. Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding at the Pa. Farm Show to discuss the critical role farming plays across the commonwealth. Read more

 

O’Mara, Zabel and Williams applaud nearly $70K grant awarded to Delaware County Community College to fight opioid crisis

(Jan 08, 2020)

MEDIA, Jan. 8 – State Reps. Jennifer O’Mara, Mike Zabel, both D-Delaware, and Dan Williams, D-Chester, today announced that Delaware County Community College has been awarded $68,988 in federal grant money to expand opioid preventive programs and create naloxone training opportunities for students. Delaware County Community College is one of 13 higher education institutions throughout the commonwealth to receive this grant, and its funds will benefit both the Marple and Downingtown campuses. Gov. Tom Wolf today announced the awards, which his administration procured from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Projects developed from the infusion will focus on raising campus awareness, reducing stigma, increasing access to overdose training and grief support. The grant prescribes that initiatives will be built with local partners specialized in fighting the opioid epidemic within the community. “With this money, we can sow community-first prevention resources locally tuned to Delaware County Community College,” O’Mara said. “I’m grateful that our communities were selected to receive this competitive award, as there is need all across the commonwealth for these life-saving services.” "This fight against the opioid epidemic is so important, and not just for those who are addicted,” Zabel said. “That's why I Read more

 

Williams attends 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show

(Jan 07, 2020)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams participated in this year’s PA Farm Show. He explained why the farming community is critical to communities across the commonwealth. Read more

 

Coatesville students learn from professionals during Career Day

(Jan 07, 2020)

"I was truly encouraged by the enthusiasm of middle school students about the political process." Read more

 

Williams, Sappey announce $14.4K in Ag and Youth grants for Chester County

(Jan 06, 2020)

Grants include $7,500 for the Chester County chapter of the Pennsylvania Future Farmers of America (FFA), and $6,900 for the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Read more

 

SEPTA Key Senior ID Cards expiring in 2020 will be extended for 12 months

(Dec 23, 2019)

SEPTA is providing a one-year extension of all SEPTA Key Senior ID cards expiring in 2020. Read more

 

Williams announces $80K grant toward revitalization of downtown Coatesville

(Dec 19, 2019)

Revitalizing Coatesville remains one of my top priorities,” Williams said. “This funding will help 2nd Century Alliance continue the hard work they and their partners have been doing to make our community a wonderful place to live, to visit and to own and operate a business.” Read more

 

Williams applauds traffic safety grant addressing risky Caln Twp. intersection

(Dec 17, 2019)

The investment, funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Automated Red Light Enforcement program, is targeting troublesome traffic near the one-lane bridge over Beaver Creek on Lloyd Avenue. A traffic signal will be installed to better control the flow of traffic. Read more

 

The Williams Wrap-Up: Dec. 13th Edition

(Dec 13, 2019)

Our first Williams Wrap-Up features reminders about our Second Chance Expo, SEPTA Rail Schedule times, and the 2020 Open Enrollment deadline. Read more

 

Williams: We must address the issues of stormwater and flooding

(Dec 13, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams weighed in on the topics of stormwater management and flooding. He says that dealing with these issues is important to the health and safety of many Pennsylvania communities. Read more

 

Williams announces $2.2M rail freight improvement project for Chester County

(Dec 12, 2019)

The funding is part of a statewide effort to enhance freight mobility while creating or sustaining more than 390 jobs across Pennsylvania, according to an announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Read more

 

Get help with your Property Tax and Rent

(Dec 06, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams says applications are being accepted now for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. Contact his office to see if you're eligible and for help applying. Read more

 

Williams announces $5K grant for Caln Twp. records preservation

(Dec 05, 2019)

“I’m very pleased that Caln Township will now be able to step into the future with this grant to help digitize and restore the township’s records. My thanks to the PHMC for approving this grant and to the dedicated Caln Township staff for diligently working to preserve these documents.” Read more

 

Williams: Our decisions can directly affect mental health

(Dec 05, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams participated in a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Allentown on the issues of mental health. Williams says the decisions that legislators make can directly affect those with mental health issues and stresses that our discussions going forward must consider all that are affected. Read more

 

Williams rallies for workers’ rights

(Nov 20, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams joined fellow lawmakers today for a news conference at the state Capitol in support of a “Bill of Rights” package to strengthen workers’ rights. Read more

 

It’s time to split the Valley North voting district

(Nov 19, 2019)

Since I was elected to my first term around this time last year, it has ranked among my priorities to make registering to vote and casting a ballot easier in this state. We need to restore our citizens’ faith in our electoral system. Read more

 

Rep. Williams welcomes affordable housing initiatives in Coatesville

(Nov 18, 2019)

“Adequate and affordable housing is a key issue for residents in the 74th Legislative District,” Williams said. “I welcome all projects that can help to address this inequity, and I thank Gov. Wolf for helping fund the Habitat for Humanity project that helps care of my constituents.” Read more

 

Williams honors Downingtown West cross country champions

(Nov 18, 2019)

Pa. state Rep. Dan Williams had the privilege of honoring the Downingtown West High School Whippets Cross Country Team for becoming PIAA champions. Read more

 

Williams announces $35K PAsmart Targeted grant for Coatesville Area School District
Jan 17, 2020

Otten, Williams applaud $150K CTE grant for Chester County Workforce Development Board
Jan 16, 2020

Williams talks hemp, helping veterans at Pennsylvania Farm Show
Jan 13, 2020

O’Mara, Zabel and Williams applaud nearly $70K grant awarded to Delaware County Community College to fight opioid crisis
Jan 08, 2020

Williams attends 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show
Jan 07, 2020

Coatesville students learn from professionals during Career Day
Jan 07, 2020

Williams, Sappey announce $14.4K in Ag and Youth grants for Chester County
Jan 06, 2020

SEPTA Key Senior ID Cards expiring in 2020 will be extended for 12 months
Dec 23, 2019

Williams announces $80K grant toward revitalization of downtown Coatesville
Dec 19, 2019

Williams applauds traffic safety grant addressing risky Caln Twp. intersection
Dec 17, 2019

The Williams Wrap-Up: Dec. 13th Edition
Dec 13, 2019

Williams: We must address the issues of stormwater and flooding
Dec 13, 2019

Williams announces $2.2M rail freight improvement project for Chester County
Dec 12, 2019

Get help with your Property Tax and Rent
Dec 06, 2019

Williams announces $5K grant for Caln Twp. records preservation
Dec 05, 2019

Williams: Our decisions can directly affect mental health
Dec 05, 2019

Williams rallies for workers’ rights
Nov 20, 2019

It’s time to split the Valley North voting district
Nov 19, 2019

Rep. Williams welcomes affordable housing initiatives in Coatesville
Nov 18, 2019

Williams honors Downingtown West cross country champions
Nov 18, 2019