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MILLER, ZELL BRYAN, Democratic Party
Georgia

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $5,510.72

Average cost per trip - $1,377.68
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 491 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - April 26, 2002 - April 28, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,192.00
Lodging Cost - $226.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,468.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Center for the Study of Popular Culture
Dates - November 14, 2003 - November 15, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - West Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement - received an award
Notes -

Travel Cost - $324.00
Lodging Cost - $258.00
Meal Cost - $516.60
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,098.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - April 15, 2004 - April 16, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $335.10
Lodging Cost - $648.10
Meal Cost - $44.15
Other Cost - $14.17
Total Cost - $1,041.52

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - State Dept., U.S. Army, Codel Warner
Dates - June 3, 2004 - June 7, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - Normandy, France

Purpose - visit WWII site
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $1,800.00
Meal Cost - $102.60
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,902.60

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.