Blake Discusses State Budget, Legislative Priorities at Annual Legislative Breakfast

On February 24, 2017

SCRANTON, February 24, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake today hosted over 100 local and municipal officials at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Scranton for his seventh annual legislative breakfast. The wide-ranging discussion focused mostly on the $32.3 billion state budget proposed by Governor Tom Wolf earlier this month and how budget priorities […]

Blake: Budget Streamlines Government, Invests in Education, Economic Development

On February 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, February 7, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s proposed $32.3 billion state budget:

Sens. Blake, Reschenthaler Unveil Economic Development, Clean Energy Initiative

On January 31, 2017

HARRISBURG, January 31, 2017 – State Sens. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-Allegheny/Washington) today joined a diverse group of stakeholders from the business, labor and environmental communities to unveil their bipartisan legislation that would generate significant economic development, create jobs and enhance Pennsylvania’s clean energy portfolio.

Sen. Blake, Sen. Reschenthaler to Unveil Significant, Bipartisan Economic Development Initiative

On January 30, 2017

HARRISBURG, January 30, 2017 – State Sens. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-Allegheny/Washington) today announced that they will hold a joint news conference announcing a significant, bipartisan economic development initiative tomorrow in Harrisburg.  The news conference will be held on Tuesday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m. at the Capitol Media Center in the East […]

Blake: SCI Waymart Operations, Jobs Spared from Closure

On January 26, 2017

HARRISBURG, January 26, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding the news that the Department of Corrections will not be closing the State Correctional Institute at Waymart and two other NEPA prisons.

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February 27, 2017: Senator Blake poses questions to PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards during a Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing. September 7, 2016: Senator Blake joined state Representative Mike Carroll, PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards and a host of other federal, state and local officials to officially cut the ribbon on the completion of $43 million in transportation infrastructure improvements at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Interchange at Interstate 81. September 26, 2016: Senator Blake joined Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Courtright and his colleagues in the state House of Representatives to announce a $2.5 million state investment into the West Scranton community. September 26, 2016: Senator Blake joined Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Courtright and his colleagues in the state House of Representatives to announce a $2.5 million state investment into the West Scranton community.

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