Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
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 Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Rivers Casino filed a law suit with the state Supreme Court challenging Pennsylvania’s slot machine law which generates 10 million in tax revenue annually for the city. Rivers claims it's an unequal tax as Philadelphia and resort casinos are exempt causing violation of uniformity and equal protection clauses. Peduto disagrees saying "they knew about this funding commitment prior to applying for their license, and we intend to fight this lawsuit."
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Did Ohio Governor Kasich embarrass the GOP by not speaking or attending their National Convention in Cleveland?