Blake Encourages Municipalities to Apply for Multimodal Grant Funding

On October 1, 2015

SCRANTON, October 1, 2015 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today encouraged local governments and businesses pursuing transportation improvement projects to apply for funding through the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund. “When we passed the historic transportation funding package in 2013, we wanted to ensure that our investments in transportation projects across the Commonwealth would create […]

Blake Advocates for Over $ 3.7 Million in LSA Grants for District Projects

On May 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, May 27, 2015 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that 19 projects in Lackawanna County and four Monroe County projects in his Senate District will receive over $3.7 million in grants through the Monroe County Local Share Account (LSA). The grants were approved earlier today at a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing […]

Blake: Lackawanna and Monroe County Projects to Receive Over $3M in Grants

On January 29, 2013

HARRISBURG, January 29, 2013 – – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced state grants totaling over $3 million for 14 projects located throughout Lackawanna and Monroe Counties. “The Local Share gaming funds continue to provide a much-needed revenue stream for projects that improve our quality of life, enhance public safety, encourage economic development and […]

Blake Reminds Local Students, Families about Upcoming FAFSA Deadline

On April 16, 2012

SCRANTON, April 16, 2012 – – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today reminded college-bound students and their families that the deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming school year is May 1. “As we begin the final months of state budget negotiations, the legislature must negotiate a spending […]

Blake Reminds Local Organizations to Apply for Alcohol Education Grants

On January 19, 2011

HARRISBURG, January 19, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake today reminded local organizations of the fast approaching February 4 application deadline for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) Alcohol Education Grant Program. Colleges and universities, schools, municipalities and community organizations are eligible for grants to develop or maintain programs designed to reduce and […]

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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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