Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Daily Briefing, 10/19/2011

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

In Macungie, the dispute between the Mayor and Chief of Police continues, as the Mayor is now asking for the manner in which the Chief of Police to be investigated.  In Allentown, District Justice Merlo was removed from the bench, following a format investigation into her conduct.  LANTA received $14.4 million in federal grants yesterday.

In national news, the cost of mail will rise by one cent next year.  Americans who are on Social Security can expect to see a cost-of-living increase in their payments next year.  A gas pipeline safety measure passed the U.S. Senate yesterday after Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released his hold on the legislation.  Republican Presidential candidates debated yesterday in Las Vegas.

We have one Chamber event today: a seminar on how to use Social Media.

That's it for now!  Have a great day, and we'll see you later.

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