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Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

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American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

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PORTER, JON C SR, Republican Party
Nevada

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $14,498.77

Average cost per trip - $2,899.75
Total number of days spent traveling - 17 days
Rank of representative - 372 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 23, 2003 - August 31, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - spouse, Laurie Porter-other-security

Travel Cost - $6,151.12
Lodging Cost - $1,473.69
Meal Cost - $931.50
Other Cost - $1,220.32
Total Cost - $9,776.63

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club International
Dates - February 1, 2003 - February 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV

Purpose - Legislative Dinner
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $123.20
Meal Cost - $20.61
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $143.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Education Finance Council
Dates - March 11, 2004 - March 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Speak at their Annual Membership Conference
Notes - Depart Washington, DC (DCA) for Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and returns back to Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)

Travel Cost - $1,818.20
Lodging Cost - $497.13
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,315.33

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Workforce Assn
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Petersburg, FL

Purpose - Guest speaker at the 3rd Annual National Workforce Association Conference
Notes - Washington Reagan to St Petersburg and return to Washington Reagan

Travel Cost - $1,023.20
Lodging Cost - $336.90
Meal Cost - $95.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,455.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Assn of Railroads
Dates - February 19, 2005 - February 20, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington Reagan - Orlando, FL - return

Travel Cost - $176.90
Lodging Cost - $461.00
Meal Cost - $170.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $807.90

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.