Good morning everyone! Here is today's Daily Briefing.
In Allentown, both the city and its firefighters union are challenging the most recent arbitration ruling on its fire-fighters contract. Home sales in the Valley jumped a massive 27.1% in July, while average prices also increased 2.6%.
In state-wide news, Penn State has received a warning on its accreditation status as a result of the Sandusky scandal.
In national news, a new report shows that retail sales rose in July, the first such rise in four months. Immigration policy changes go into effect today; the changes will allow the children of illegal immigrants to apply to legally stay in the U.S.
We have one Chamber event today: the Hispanic Chamber is holding an after-hours fiesta at the Staybridge Suites.
That's it for now! Have a great day, and we'll see you later.