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THURMAN, KAREN L, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $6,889.16

Average cost per trip - $1,722.29
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 470 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - April 28, 2000 - April 30, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - spring meeting
Notes - took husband, John P. Thurman

Travel Cost - $125.00
Lodging Cost - $421.80
Meal Cost - $286.00
Other Cost - $75.20
Total Cost - $908.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders Association
Dates - June 8, 2001 - June 11, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Elmont, NY

Purpose - speaking engagement addressing the thoroughbred Industry Technical Council
Notes - Spouse John Thurman accompanied. Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,161.46
Lodging Cost - $783.34
Meal Cost - $309.96
Other Cost - $174.66
Total Cost - $2,429.42

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - May 10, 2001 - May 13, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Key Largo, FL

Purpose - Issues conference
Notes - Spouse John Thurmand and children Marky and Liberty accompanied. Family shared a room. Other expenses not specified.

Travel Cost - $462.00
Lodging Cost - $1,009.68
Meal Cost - $899.72
Other Cost - $287.34
Total Cost - $2,658.74

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 20, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL - St. Augustine, FL

Purpose - Educational Briefing
Notes -

Travel Cost - $475.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $243.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $893.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
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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

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  • 10.14.14

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    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

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.