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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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Wolf Budget Offers PA Restoration, Hard Choices, Sen. Blake Says

HARRISBURG, March 3, 2015 – In response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s just-proposed $29.8 billion budget for 2015-2016, state Sen. John Blake said he is looking forward to studying the details of the newly elected Democrat’s proposal. “For four years, failed leadership in this...

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Blake Named Senate Appropriations Committee Vice-Chairman

HARRISBURG, Nov. 12, 2014 – State Sen. John Blake today was named the Democratic vice-chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee, the legislative panel charged with allocating billions of taxpayer dollars throughout the commonwealth. Sen. Blake issued the following...

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CFA Awards $ 2.25 Million to Sen. Blake’s 22nd District

SCRANTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – State Sen. John Blake’s advocacy helped secure $385,000 for a flood mitigation project in Jermyn Borough and nearly half a million dollars from the commonwealth to continue the remediation of the Old Forge borehole.

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