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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 |
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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  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
  • 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.