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PRYCE, DEBORAH D, Republican Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 10
Total cost of trips - $35,946.23

Average cost per trip - $3,594.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 45 days
Rank of representative - 179 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - November 24, 2000 - December 2, 2000 (9 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - Discussion of the U.S. and European economies and interests
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Randy Walker - other expenses for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $6,000.00
Lodging Cost - $1,750.00
Meal Cost - $1,000.00
Other Cost - $300.00
Total Cost - $9,050.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Randy Walker

Travel Cost - $2,207.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $2,560.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,691.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Trucking Association
Dates - February 4, 2000 - February 7, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - ATA Conference
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Randy Walker

Travel Cost - $1,510.00
Lodging Cost - $1,188.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,698.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Wine Spirits Wholesalers Association
Dates - January 6, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - Presenter and participant at conference
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Randy Walker

Travel Cost - $3,861.10
Lodging Cost - $1,614.00
Meal Cost - $610.98
Other Cost - $147.22
Total Cost - $6,233.30

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Retreat
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Randy Walker

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute, Inc.
Dates - January 24, 2002 - January 25, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Michaels, MD

Purpose - ELC retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $113.00
Meal Cost - $77.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $190.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute, Inc.
Dates - January 29, 2003 - January 31, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - St. Michaels, MD

Purpose - elected leadership retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $307.00
Meal Cost - $410.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $717.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute, Inc.
Dates - January 14, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - St. Michaels, MD

Purpose - conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $306.72
Meal Cost - $593.49
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $900.21

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - November 30, 2004 - December 2, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Irvington, VA

Purpose - Bicameral Leadership Retreat to discuss agenda for 109th Congress
Notes - Washington, DC - Irvington, VA - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $339.00
Meal Cost - $389.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $728.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 22, 2005 - August 28, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - Columbus, OH - Israel - Columbus, OH

Travel Cost - $3,812.15
Lodging Cost - $1,876.00
Meal Cost - $624.24
Other Cost - $1,223.73
Total Cost - $7,536.12

Additional family members - No

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.

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