Industries across the country are facing employee shortages, and that’s also true in the Lehigh Valley. One local immigration attorney says that he’s helping local employers look for new ways to fill job vacancies.

A new report identifies nearly 30,000 industrial sites in the U.S. — including hundreds in Pennsylvania — as “suspected industrial discharge sites” that may be at risk for leaching a class of toxic chemicals known as PFAS into drinking water supplies.

Pennsylvania legislators have opened the door to let local governments ban plastic bags.

Northampton County is hoping to help small businesses emerge from the pandemic with a new round of grant funding from the federal government that totals $15 million.

With state lawmakers recessed for the summer, there’s virtually no chance Pennsylvania will get cocktails-to-go back before at least the fall.


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