Blake Reminds Voters of Monday Registration Deadline for Primary Election

On March 21, 2012

SCRANTON, March 21, 2012 – – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today reminded prospective voters that the last day to register to be able to vote in the upcoming Pennsylvania primary election is Monday, March 26. The Pennsylvania primary election is April 24. “Voting is one of the most important and fundamental rights of our democracy […]

Blake: Voter ID Law is Affront to Seniors, County Workers

On March 16, 2012

SCRANTON, March 16, 2012 – – Calling it another example of self-interest, party politics infecting governance and public policy, state Senator John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today commented on the Republican Voter ID bill signed into law by Governor Corbett Wednesday night. House Bill 934 will require voters to present photo identification or a very narrow list of […]

Blake: Proposed Budget Puts Social Service Providers on Life Support

On February 21, 2012

SCRANTON, February 21, 2012 – – In a meeting between state Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) and more than a dozen local leaders of social service organizations the Senator was briefed on the adverse impacts not only of Governor Corbett’s proposed budget cuts but of other policies advanced by the Corbett Administration through its Department of Public […]

Blake, Local Leaders Discuss Potentially Catastrophic Impact of Budget Cuts

On February 18, 2012

MOOSIC, February 17, 2012 – – Taking a short break from Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearings currently underway in Harrisburg, state Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today hosted municipal and school district officials from the 22nd District for a wide-ranging discussion on the local impacts of the cuts proposed in Governor Corbett’s 2012-2013 budget and other pressing legislative issues.

Blake: Senate Shale Fee Bill Sells Pennsylvania Citizens Short

On November 15, 2011

HARRISBURG, November 15, 2011 – – State Sen. John P. Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today decried the virtual party-line passage of legislation that would assess a minimal impact fee on gas drillers. Blake noted that his opposition to SB 1100 “was not only because of what it does, but because of what it fails to do”.

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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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