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CRAMER, ROBERT EDWARD "BUD" JR, Democratic Party
Alabama

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $13,190.66

Average cost per trip - $4,396.89
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 390 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 2, 2003 - August 10, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Exploration of critical foreign policy and national security issues affecting the United States and Israel.
Notes - Other costs are security fees-Form was signed 04/14/2004 and received by LRCc 04/27/2004. [Amended to show itinerary Washington,DC - Israel-Washington, DC]

Travel Cost - $3,655.00
Lodging Cost - $1,112.10
Meal Cost - $377.25
Other Cost - $408.70
Total Cost - $5,553.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Children's Alliance
Dates - January 28, 2000 - January 31, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Attend NCA Board Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,258.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $111.10
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,369.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Huntsville Airport Authority
Dates - February 27, 2001 - March 4, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Hong Kong - Xiamen, China

Purpose - Economic development mission for AL-05-negotiations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,591.01
Lodging Cost - $677.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,268.01

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

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  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.