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MACK, CONNIE, Republican Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $6,496.63

Average cost per trip - $1,299.33
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 479 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Economic Council Martin County
Dates - January 15, 2000 - January 16, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Stuart, FL

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $105.25
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $105.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Miami
Dates - May 11, 2000 - May 12, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,339.00
Lodging Cost - $229.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,568.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Society of Clinical Oncology
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 21, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - address opening session of annual meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,322.00
Lodging Cost - $982.35
Meal Cost - $171.64
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,475.99

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Cancer Society Foundation
Dates - October 29, 2000 - October 31, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - ACS Foundation trustees meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $788.00
Meal Cost - $150.98
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $938.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 17, 2005 - January 18, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - New Member Retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD returning to Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $195.00
Meal Cost - $148.00
Other Cost - $65.41
Total Cost - $408.41

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.

Recent Posts