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GRAMM, PHIL, Republican Party
Texas

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $8,760.94

Average cost per trip - $2,920.31
Total number of days spent traveling - 8 days
Rank of representative - 446 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Waterfall Charitable Organization
Dates - August 12, 2000 - August 13, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Ketchikan, AK

Purpose - to participate in charity tournament. The nature of the tournament was not disclosed.
Notes - Jeff Gramm accompanied. Lodging figure includes meals and related expenses.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $4,000.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,000.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Center for Policy Analysis
Dates - November 12, 2000 - November 14, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - TX

Purpose - participate in legislative briefings, meetings
Notes - Wife accompanied. Lodging figure includes meals.

Travel Cost - $1,214.50
Lodging Cost - $1,008.44
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,222.94

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Big Horn Canyon Ranch Hunting Club
Dates - March 15, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Sheridan, WY

Purpose - to address members of Big Horn Canyon Ranch Hunting Club
Notes - of totals entered, Gramm paid $125 for lodging, $60 for meals

Travel Cost - $2,198.00
Lodging Cost - $250.00
Meal Cost - $90.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,538.00

Additional family members - No

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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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