Monday, July 6, 2009

Daily Briefing, 7/6/2009

Good morning everyone - hope you had a great 4th of July weekend. Now that we are all back to work, here is your Daily Briefing.

In state-wide news, the Morning Call runs a story on the brief history of the state's new Open Records Office, discussing the various issues that it has faced. The Express Times runs an interview with Congressman Joseph Sestak (D-&) , who appears to be ready to launch a primary challenge against Senator Arlen Specter (D) in 2010. And, in the ongoing budget fight between Governor Rendell and Pennsylvania Republicans, Governor Rendell has called upon Republicans to balance the budget.

In national news, responding to rumors that she resigned because of alleged wrong-doings, the FBI announced yesterday that outgoing Governor Sarah Palin is not under investigation. General Motor's bankruptcy plan has been approved by a federal judge. The plan calls for a reorganization of the company, with U.S. taxpayers owning 60% of the company.

Business Matters airs at 8pm tonight on WFMZ, and the topic is the ongoing revitalization of Allentown.

And that's all we have for today! Have a great day and we'll see you later.

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