Sens. Blake &Pileggi: Bills to Strengthen Right-to-Know Law Introduced

On February 9, 2015

HARRISBURG – Two bills which will significantly strengthen Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law have been introduced by Sen. Dominic Pileggi (R-9), the author of the state’s current law, and Sen. John Blake (D-22), a longtime advocate for increased transparency. “Since the new Open Records Law was enacted in 2008, the public has been given access to tens […]

Sen. Blake Joins Senate in Unanimously Approving Changes to PA’s RTK Law

On September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Sept. 24, 2014 – Sen. John Blake today applauded the passage of legislation that would make significant reforms to Pennsylvania’s open records law. Sen. Blake stewarded the discussions with the four state-related universities – Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln – and crafted the amendment to Senate Bill 444 to bring the schools under […]

Bill to Expand Open Records Law for State-Related Universities Approved by Senate State Government Committee

On June 18, 2014

HARRISBURG,  June 18, 2014 – Legislation to dramatically expand how Pennsylvania’s Open Records Law applies to the four state-related universities – Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, the University of Pittsburgh and Lincoln University – was unanimously approved today by the Senate State Government Committee. As amended by the State Government Committee, Senate Bill 444 will require Penn State, […]

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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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