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DAVIS, JO ANN S, Republican Party
Virginia

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $14,423.09

Average cost per trip - $2,884.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 374 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Educational mission
Notes - Spouse Charles Davis accompanied. Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $7,202.20
Lodging Cost - $2,023.70
Meal Cost - $1,391.30
Other Cost - $986.00
Total Cost - $11,603.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 4, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes -

Travel Cost - $44.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $168.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $387.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 21, 2004 - January 23, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MD

Purpose - Educational - Conservative Members Retreat
Notes - Charles Davis, spouse-lodging cost "no extra cost"-other cost audiovisual and incidentals

Travel Cost - $11.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $420.06
Other Cost - $78.26
Total Cost - $809.32

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Shipbuilding Association
Dates - December 1, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Naples, FL

Purpose - Navy shipbuilding workshop
Notes - Chuck Davis, spouse-all transportation, lodging and meal costs combined-signed 02/06/2004-Received by LRC 02/06/2004

Travel Cost - $380.60
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $160.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $715.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Shipbuilding Assn
Dates - November 30, 2004 - December 2, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Naples, FL

Purpose - Education - Naval Shipbuilding Association
Notes - Newport News, VA - Naples, FL - Newport News, VA Including spouse

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $368.42
Meal Cost - $510.90
Other Cost - $28.65
Total Cost - $907.97

Additional family members - Yes

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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

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  • 10.01.14

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