Thursday, November 08, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Nov. 8 talk are Bill Reed (nationally recognized consultant and lecturer; president, Integrative Design Collaborative) and Joel Glanzberg (acclaimed author and educator; cofounder and director, Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati is asking Governor Wolf to start freezing program spending due to a lack of revenue package as Pennsylvania deficit-strapped state government soon will not be able to pay every bill on time. Since the 2008 recession, the state Treasury has repeatedly supplied cash infusions into the depleted bank account, but Scarnati calls it irresponsible to borrow more money while the state government lacks a balanced budget nearly two months into the fiscal year, and unconstitutional to spend it.
Will the strategy outlined by President Donald Trump lead to a military victory in Afghanistan?