Blake, Senate Democrats Unveil Pension Reform Proposal to Save Billions for Taxpayers

On March 12, 2014

HARRISBURG, March 12, 2014 – State Senate Democrats today said they would save Pennsylvania taxpayers billions of dollars and solve the state’s pension problem if their proposal to further reform pension rules, refinance billions and help school districts avoid escalating payments is adopted. Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny); the Democratic chairman of the Senate Finance […]

Pension Reform Bill Will Cost PA Taxpayers Additional $40 Billion, Blake Says

On June 19, 2013

HARRISBURG – June 19, 2013 – State Sen. John Blake said Pennsylvania taxpayers will be on the hook for billions if the pension reform bill reported out of the Senate Finance Committee becomes law. Senate Bill 922 was originally heralded as a means to address the unfunded liability of the state’s two retirement funds: the […]

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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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