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
Congress returns today with just five days left to keep the government from shutting down hopeful to reach a bipartisan compromise to keep the money flowing through fiscal 2017, which ends on Sept. 30. However, the White House warned Congress that lawmakers must include Trump's priorities if they want the president to sign the bill. Among Trump's demands is money for a border wall, stripping funding for Planned Parenthood and stopping federal grants to sanctuary cities all of which could short circuit a bipartisan deal.
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