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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 |
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.