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VITTER, DAVID B, Republican Party
Louisiana

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $9,563.74

Average cost per trip - $3,187.91
Total number of days spent traveling - 16 days
Rank of representative - 436 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 25, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - Panel w/ Sen. John Kyl, Ambassador Cooper and others, Re: protecting California and U.S. from ballistic missile attacks
Notes - "other" is for cab fare

Travel Cost - $2,000.00
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $2,650.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Educational mission
Notes - Other expenses are for a tour guide, entry fees, and transfers

Travel Cost - $3,188.00
Lodging Cost - $1,011.85
Meal Cost - $695.65
Other Cost - $493.00
Total Cost - $5,388.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Clear Channel
Dates - August 24, 2003 - August 27, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressional media conference
Notes - 08/27 at personal expense

Travel Cost - $297.31
Lodging Cost - $888.87
Meal Cost - $339.06
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,525.24

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

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 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

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    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.