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HASTINGS, ALCEE L, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $1,306.37

Average cost per trip - $217.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 587 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 25, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Tri-caucus legislative meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $758.44
Lodging Cost - $189.90
Meal Cost - $358.03
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,306.37

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Executive Leadership Committee
Dates - May 28, 2004 - May 29, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Ft Lauderdale - Orlando - Ft Lauderdale This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Connell Industries Inc
Dates - July 16, 2004 - July 17, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Rahway, NJ

Purpose - not specified
Notes - DC - Rahway, NJ - DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Bar Assn
Dates - August 11, 2004 - August 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Charlotte, NC

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Miami - Charlotte, NC - Miami This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Rosenwald School Alumni Assn
Dates - November 27, 2004 - November 29, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Ft Lauderdale - Orlando - Ft Lauderdale This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Fund
Dates - October 24, 2004 - October 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Hollywood, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Ft Lauderdale - Hollywood, FL - Ft Lauderdale This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

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

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