Blake, Senate Democrats Detail Budget Priorities, Highlight Corbett Budget Failures

On January 30, 2014

Carbondale, January 30, 2014 – Senate Democrats gathered in seven communities across Pennsylvania today to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett to produce a spending plan that is aligned with the needs of Pennsylvanians. Sen. John Blake, Carbondale Mayor Justin Taylor and representatives from area economic development organizations gathered in Carbondale City Hall to highlight the negative […]

Court’s Voter ID Decision Wins Blake’s Approval

On January 17, 2014

SCRANTON, Jan. 17, 2014 – State Sen. John Blake today issued the following statement in reaction to Commonwealth Court Judge John McGinley’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s law requiring voters to show proper identification before casting ballots: “This ruling is a vindication of the position I and my Senate Democratic colleagues have held from the […]

Sen. Blake Welcomes Student Ambassadors From NEPA

On January 16, 2014

SCRANTON, Jan. 16, 2013 – State Sen. John Blake today welcomed 16 student ambassadors from 16 Northeast Pennsylvania high schools and gave them a firsthand glimpse of state lawmaking, citizenship and public service. The students became ambassadors following a competitive application process. Blake said his first group of diplomats includes some of the region’s finest […]

Sens. Blake, Schwank Team Up to Help Struggling PA Cities

On January 15, 2014

HARRISBURG, January 15, 2014 – To improve performance and brighten the economic future for more of Pennsylvania’s struggling cities, state Sens. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and John Blake (D-Lackawanna) today introduced legislation to expand a new program designed to drive significant economic development and bring people back to cities. The City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program became […]

Blake, Schwank to Propose Expansion of City-Revitalizing Legislation

On January 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Jan. 14, 2014 –  Sen. John Blake and Sen. Judy Schwank will hold a press conference at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Capitol to unveil a bill that would expand the state’s new City Revitalization and Improvement Zones. Lancaster and Bethlehem were selected last month to participate in the inaugural CRIZ program, which is […]

Sen. Blake: Deadline Approaching for Valley Forge Military College Appointment

On January 7, 2014

HARRISBURG, Jan. 7, 2014 — State Sen. John Blake today said the deadline for area high school students wanting to be his appointee to the Valley Forge Military Academy & College in suburban Philadelphia is just around the corner. Valley Forge partners with Sen. Blake and other Pennsylvania lawmakers to award one appointment from each […]

Blake, Carroll Welcome PA’s $2.6M Investment in WB/Scranton International

On December 13, 2013

HARRISBURG, Dec. 13, 2013 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna) and Rep. Mike Carroll (D-Luzerne) voiced their approval today of a $2.6 million investment in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport by the Pennsylvania Transportation Commission. The money will help the vital transportation hub tear down the airport’s old terminal building complex and build a commercial aircraft […]

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August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 4, 2017: Senator Blake joined a number of local officials to welcome Governor Tom Wolf back to Scranton to tour the success story that is the United Neighborhood Centers' community revitalization effort along Cedar Avenue in South Scranton. August 3, 2017: Senator Blake and State Rep. Mike Carroll joined Dupont resident Stanley Knick for his swearing-in ceremony to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.

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