News Releases

Blake Again Selected for Senate Democratic Leadership Post

HARRISBURG, November 14, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today was named to the Senate Democratic Caucus leadership team for the second consecutive legislative session. Blake was again selected to serve in the role of Caucus Administrator...

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Blake Announces Over $150K in Safe Schools Targeted Grants

SCRANTON, October 4, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that five school districts in the 22nd Senatorial District have been awarded over $150,000 in Safe Schools Targeted Grants. The local grant funding is part of an $8.4...

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Blake Announces Over $1.8 Million in Regional Grant Funding

HARRISBURG, September 18, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced $1.8 million in state grants for 13 projects throughout the 22nd Senatorial District. The grant funding was approved earlier today at a meeting of the Commonwealth...

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Blake Announces $1.5 Million in Grants for Two Area Projects

SCRANTON, September 13, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that two area projects will receive $1.5 million in state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants. “Our region continues to see the great benefits of the...

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Blake Announces Winners of Student Ambassador Competition

SCRANTON, May 30, 2018 – State Senator John Blake recently hosted 19 high school seniors from 17 local high schools for a legislative competition at Johnson College as the final event of the 2018 Student Ambassador Program. The student ambassadors from schools across...

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Blake: Budget Invests in Education, Supports Working Class

HARRISBURG, February 6, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed $32.987 billion state budget: “I applaud Governor Wolf for his continued dedication and investment in the...

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