Thursday, May 09, 2013
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. The special guest for the May 9 talk, entitled Defying Boundaries: Integrating Sustainability Practices, is David Orr (author, healthy building pioneer, environmental education expert and distinguished professor at Oberlin College). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Three Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices have left the bench under a cloud including Joan Orie Melvin and Seamus McCaffery. McCaffery left amid a scandal over pornographic e-mails. Melvin was convicted last year of illegally using state paid court employees to perform campaign work for her.Their departures have renewed the debate over elected verus appointed justices.
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