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HARMAN, JANE, Democratic Party
California

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $10,837.63

Average cost per trip - $2,709.41
Total number of days spent traveling - 13 days
Rank of representative - 421 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Progress and Freedom Foundation
Dates - August 19, 2001 - August 20, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO

Purpose - Speaking at conference
Notes - Aspen, CO - LA

Travel Cost - $568.03
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $568.03

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - January 12, 2001 - January 18, 2001 (7 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,323.60
Lodging Cost - $770.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,293.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Broadcasters
Dates - April 22, 2001 - April 22, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speaking engagement at conference.
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost - $321.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $321.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Dates - June 18, 2004 - June 20, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO

Purpose -
Notes - no purpose was listed

Travel Cost - $4,000.00
Lodging Cost - $370.00
Meal Cost - $285.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,655.00

Additional family members - No

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