Pa. state Sen. Blake to take econ development job with Cartwright, sparking NEPA special election
*This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, 2/15/21 with additional information State Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, will resign his office March 8 to take a job with northeastern Pennsylvania’s congressional representative. Blake, first elected in 2010, will now work to bring federal economic development dollars back to Scranton and its surroundings under U.S. […]
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