Monday, January 25, 2010

Daily Briefing, 1/25/2010

Good morning everyone!  Here is today's Daily Briefing.

An article in the Morning Call highlights the increasing strained relationship between Lehigh and Northampton Counties, noting that the possibility of joint projects between the two is rapidly shrinking.  A new survey notes that Route 22 is the 57th worst congested road in America.  In business news, Air Products saw their quarterly earnings increase over the prior year. 

In state-wide news, there may be a new entry into the Governor's race - Democratic State Senator Anthony Williams, of Philadelphia, is reportedly considering making a bid

In national news, in another sign of increasing trouble for the Democrats in the upcoming election, a new political analysis shows that the amount of Democratic House seats that are in play has increased over the past few months, while the amount of Republican seats in play has held steady.  And, here's good news: gas prices dropped slightly over the past two weeks, dropping a little more than $.01.

Business Matters airs later today, featuring a debate on the most controversial topic of the moment: health care.  The show will air tonight, 8pm on WFMZ-TV.  You can also join in the debate at the Business Matters blog.

That's it for now!  We have plenty more later.  See you then.

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