Blake Says Property Tax Reform is Necessary but IFO’s Property Tax Reform Report Shows Much More Work to Do

On October 15, 2013

HARRISBURG, Oct. 15, 2013 — State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe), Democratic chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, issued the following statement following a public hearing this morning on Senate Bill 76 and House Bill 76, legislation that would replace the current property tax system with increases in the personal and sales taxes: “After listening to […]

Blake to Host Economy, Education Summit on Monday

On November 30, 2012

SCRANTON, November 30, 2012 – – State Sen. John Blake will host numerous legislators, school officials, business and labor leaders from across the region for a discussion about the economic impact of career focused education at his first E2 Summit. The E2 Summit will take place on Monday, December 3 from 8 a.m. until noon […]

Senate Democrats Unveil Infrastructure Investment Plan in Luzerne County

On June 1, 2012

WILKES-BARRE, June 1, 2012 – – Northeastern Pennsylvania state Sens. John Yudichak and John Blake today welcomed Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Appropriations Chairman Vince Hughes (D-Philadelphia) to the site of a stalled construction project in Luzerne County to announce the details of a $2.8 billion plan that would upgrade Pennsylvania’s […]

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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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