Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Daily Briefing, 12/6/2011

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

The Bethlehem Area School District could raise taxes by 4% and cut more programs and staff.  In Allentown, the city has settled an excessive force lawsuit involving their police department.  In Nazareth, the Mayor Daugherty has stopped his efforts to join the Colonial Regional police department.  The Northampton County Courthouse celebrated its 150th anniversary yesterday.  In Bethlehem Township, tax and sewer rates appear set to hold steady this year.  New school board members were sworn in yesterday in the Allentown and East Penn School Districts.

In state-wide news, the House of Representatives is set to upgrade it's Megan's Law regulations.  State Senator Dominic Pileggi has said that he will not run against Senator Bob Casey.

In worldwide news, the S&P has put every Eurozone government on notice for a credit downgrade.

And that's it for now!  Have a great day, and we'll be back later.

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