Good morning everyone! Here is today's Daily Briefing.
The Lehigh Valley's unemployment rate increased from 8.8% to 9.1% in August, shedding 2,100 jobs. In Alburtis, an arrest has been made in the double-murder that shocked the small community. John Callahan has been fined by the FEC for improperly using funds from his Mayoral campaign in his Congressional run. In Bethlehem, a draft audit shows that the city finished in 2010 with a $7.2 million debt.
In state-wide news, the Attorney General's office has launched a corruption case, alleging that the House Republican used taxpayer money to make purchases that benefited political campaigns.
In national news, the Senate approved legislation that will avoid a Government shutdown.
We have two events today: Speed Networking at the Hilton Garden Inn in Allentown and the Women's Business Council's 30th Birthday Celebration.
That's it for now! Have a good one!