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Blake Opens Doors to Archbald Office on Friday

SCRANTON, March 3, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today announced that his Archbald district office will officially open for business this Friday, March 4. The office, located at 400 Church Street, will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4...

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Blake Takes Jobs Message to 22nd District

SCRANTON, February 25, 2011 - - At a number of events throughout Lackawanna County today, state Sen. John P. Blake highlighted the details of a Senate Democratic proposal that has the potential to create over 28,000 jobs while reducing state spending and encouraging...

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Blake, Senate Democrats Announce Major Jobs Initiative

HARRISBURG, February 23, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today joined Senate Democratic leaders in announcing a six-point plan that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania while reducing state spending and encouraging private investment throughout the...

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Yudichak and Blake Comment on Mercy Hospitals Sale

WILKES BARRE, February 15, 2011 –State Sens. John Yudichak and John P. Blake commented today on the outcome of the sale of the remaining Mercy hospitals to Tennessee-based Community Health Systems (CHS). “Mercy Hospital has been a long standing asset to the citizens...

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Blake Encourages Seniors to Apply for Property Tax Relief

HARRISBURG, February 10, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today encouraged eligible senior citizens to begin applying for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. “Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is one of the most valuable programs for our...

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Monroe County Introduction to Sen. Blake Set for Feb. 3

HARRISBURG, January 28, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today announced that he will host an open house at the Mount Pocono Borough Building on February 3 to introduce himself to Monroe County residents and discuss his plan to provide them with constituent services....

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Blake Stresses Urgent Need for adultBasic Extension, Expansion

HARRISBURG, January 25, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today echoed the call of legislative leaders to extend the state’s adultBasic health care program so more than 40,000 working Pennsylvanians do not lose their affordable health coverage. “It is imperative that...

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Blake Statement on Gov. Corbett Inauguration

HARRISBURG, January 18, 2011 - - State Sen. John P. Blake today provided the following statement regarding the inauguration of Governor Tom Corbett that took place today in Harrisburg. “I'd like to extend congratulations and most sincere best wishes to Governor...

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