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PEARCE, STEVE, Republican Party
New Mexico

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $2,476.80

Average cost per trip - $825.60
Total number of days spent traveling - 5 days
Rank of representative - 551 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Sid Streebeck as leader of a faith based initiative Citizens group
Dates - September 15, 2003 - September 15, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Clovis, NM

Purpose - speak to group of citizens from Clovis and surrounding areas that are attempting to establish a local faith-based initiative. We have consulted the Standards Committee and they deemed it appropriate for privately sponsored travel.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - To examine issues relevant to the Committee's responsibilities, improve the working environment of the Committee and the working relationship among its Members
Notes - Washington, DC - Queenstown, MD - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Club for Growth
Dates - March 11, 2005 - March 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Myers, FL

Purpose - Participated in a panel discussion on urgent political and economic issues of the day for CFG's winter conference
Notes - Washington, DC - Ft Myers, FL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,272.80
Lodging Cost - $325.00
Meal Cost - $225.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,822.80

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
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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