News from the Alaska State Legislature, the Office of Senator Stedman
For Immediate Release: May 12, 2019
Statement from Sen. Stedman on Passing of Former Rep. Bill Williams
JUNEAU – Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, today released the following statement on the passing of former Representative Bill Williams of Ketchikan.
“Representative Bill Williams was a strong voice for Southeast and Rural Alaska. He understood that political differences don’t need to divide Alaskans and took the lead on both subsistence and development issues. Bill was known for working with our federal delegation and governors to keep jobs in the Tongass. He was also a strong voice on subsistence and other Alaska Native issues. In the Capitol, Bill was known for keeping his word and putting Alaska’s interests above politics. My wife Lureen and I, and my current staff who worked for Representative Williams, are saddened by his loss.”
For more information, contact Senator Stedman’s office at (907) 465-3873.
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