Blake Announces Nearly $2 Million in Regional Grant Funding

On November 14, 2017

HARRISBURG, November 14, 2017 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced nearly $2 million in state grants for 11 projects throughout the 22nd Senatorial District. The grant funding was approved earlier today at a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) and was awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development under […]

Blake Announces $ 1.2 Million in Multimodal Grant Funding for District Projects

On December 6, 2016

HARRISBURG, December 6, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that three Lackawanna County projects will receive $1.2 million in grant funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund. The funding, approved earlier today at a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), is slated for projects at Keystone College, the University of Scranton and […]

Blake: Over $5 Million in Grant Funding Approved for District Projects

On July 1, 2016

HARRISBURG, July 1, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced more than $5 million in state grant funding for projects throughout the 22nd Senatorial District. The funding, approved earlier today at a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), includes over $3.3 million in grants to Lackawanna County projects in the form Local […]

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

On October 21, 2014

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.

Sen. Blake Announces New State Investments in Lackawanna, Luzerne Counties Totaling $1.5M

On September 10, 2014

SCRANTON, Sept. 10, 2014 – Sen. John Blake today said the commonwealth is investing more than $1.5 million in four Lackawanna and Luzerne county communities with the help of new state grants. “These new investments will deliver better roads in Scott Township, safer pedestrian and bicycle paths in Scranton, and the next steps in a […]

Clean Up of Lackawanna River Begins With $1 Million State Investment, Blake Says

On November 21, 2013

HARRISBURG, Nov. 21, 2013 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna), Rep. Mike Carroll (D-Luzerne) and Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich (D-Lackawanna) today announced a historically significant $1 million investment by the commonwealth to begin the cleanup of the Lackawanna River. The outlay, approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority under Act 13 of 2012, means Susquehanna Mining […]

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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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