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Lawmakers Comment on Arrest of Former Harrisburg Mayor Reed

HARRISBURG, July 14, 2015 — State Sens. Rob Teplitz, John H. Eichelberger Jr., John Blake, and Mike Folmer issued statements today on the arrest of former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed. In December 2012, the four lawmakers referred to law enforcement the findings...

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Blake: GOP Budget Ignores Priorities of PA Taxpayers

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2015 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding the party-line passage of the Republican-crafted 2015-16 state budget: “The budget that was forced to Governor Wolf’s desk by members of...

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Senate Dems Express Grave Concerns About Pension Reform Bill

HARRISBURG – May 13, 2015 – A leading group of Senate Democrats today wrote to the Public Employee Retirement Commission (PERC) to express grave concerns about the process surrounding Senate Bill 1, a massive overhaul of the pension system for public employees. PERC...

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