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
According to a new AP/ GFK poll most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate. The economy remains the top issue for likely voters followed by health care, terrorism and the threat posed by the Islamic Sate group and Ebola. On Foreign affairs, Republicans have the upper hand. Voters trust the GOP more to protect the country, and they give the Republicans a 10-point lead as more trusted to handle international crises.
Do you think it's time Allegheny County Council members receive an increase in their 3-thousand dollar annual expense accounts?