Blake Joins Legislative, Military Leaders at Inaugural Commission Meeting

On April 16, 2015

CARLISLE, April 16, 2015 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today joined legislative and military leaders from across Pennsylvania to discuss the economic importance of Pennsylvania’s military operations at the inaugural meeting of the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission (PMCEC). The 17-member commission, which was formally established through Act 161 of last year, is tasked […]

Military Commission’s Codification Means Ongoing Defense of PA’s Defense Industry, Sen. Blake Says

On October 23, 2014

SCRANTON, Oct. 23, 2014 – The commonwealth’s decision to cement in law the ongoing work of its Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission will mean perpetual vigilance for the state’s multi-billion dollar defense industry and the tens-of-thousands of hardworking men and women who work at its installations, state Sen. John Blake said today. The governor codified […]

Blake, Caucus Appointees Herald Anniversary of Commission Fighting Military Installation Closings

On September 17, 2013

HARRISBURG, Sept. 17, 2013 – State Sen. John Blake and the caucus leaders who have led a group dedicated to sustaining the value, the workforce and the economic impact of Pennsylvania’s military installations today marked the one-year anniversary of the panel’s creation. The Pennsylvania Military Community Protection Commission, which came to being one year ago […]

Blake Applauds Creation of Commission to Protect PA Military Installations

On September 17, 2012

HARRISBURG, September 17, 2012 – – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today applauded the creation of the new Pennsylvania Military Community Protection Commission, which will better position Pennsylvania to protect its military installations as the Pentagon and various military services consider additional rounds of Base Realignment and Closure Commissions (BRAC). Blake, co-chairman of the Legislative […]

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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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