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BEAUPREZ, ROBERT LOUIS, Republican Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $27,658.82

Average cost per trip - $6,914.71
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 238 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Simon Wiesenthal Center
Dates - May 10, 2003 - May 15, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France

Purpose - Give speech at UNESCO conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,260.00
Lodging Cost - $774.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,234.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 21, 2004 - January 22, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MD

Purpose - Educational - Conservative Members Retreat
Notes - other costs - audiovisuals and incidentals

Travel Cost - $63.75
Lodging Cost - $150.00
Meal Cost - $139.08
Other Cost - $39.13
Total Cost - $391.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Right to Work Committee
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Deliver keynote speech to National Right to Work Committee convention
Notes - Washington - New Orleans - Denver

Travel Cost - $608.39
Lodging Cost - $147.77
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $806.16

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Jerusalem Summit, Michael Cherney Foundation
Dates - November 26, 2004 - December 3, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel - Sevilla, Spain - Madrid, Spain

Purpose - Participate in panel discussion on Israeli - Palestinian conflict. Deliver speech on tolerance
Notes - Denver - Newark - Tel Aviv - Madrid - Savilla - Madrid - Houston - Denver Personal expense 12/1 - 12/3 Including spouse

Travel Cost - $15,666.70
Lodging Cost - $5,560.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $21,226.70

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

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  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.