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
The Senate signed and forwarded to the House legislation that would greatly expand gaming in Pennsylvania. The bill brings casino-style gambling and the Pennsylvania Lottery to online players while authorizing tablet gaming at eight airports, including Pittsburgh International Airport. The proposed expansion could generate up to $146 million in tax revenue the next fiscal year, as the state faces a half-billion-dollar shortfall this year and at least a $2 billion deficit next year.
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