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GRIJALVA, RAUL M MR., Democratic Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $4,305.19

Average cost per trip - $1,076.30
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 512 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Dates - November 13, 2003 - November 15, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Purpose - Study the effect of NAFTA and other international trade agreements on the US - Mexico border
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,248.00
Lodging Cost - $198.00
Meal Cost - $76.66
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,522.66

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Federation of the Blind
Dates - June 30, 2003 - July 1, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Louisville, KY

Purpose - Keynote speaker to National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind
Notes -

Travel Cost - $352.00
Lodging Cost - $64.95
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $416.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Forest Guardians
Dates - November 11, 2004 - November 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - To keynote the RangeNet 2004 Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Notes - Tucson, AZ - Albuquerque, NM - Washington, DC Including spouse Personal expenses: 11-13-04

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $109.82
Meal Cost - $31.90
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $141.72

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy, Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, AHIP, Blue Cross
Dates - July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Minority health summit
Notes - Washington, DC - Chicago - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,764.06
Lodging Cost - $459.80
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,223.86

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Flickr / kurafire

Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts