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LUNGREN, DANIEL E, Republican Party
California

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $17,721.11

Average cost per trip - $2,531.59
Total number of days spent traveling - 29 days
Rank of representative - 329 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Committee on Homeland Security retreat
Notes - Rayburn Horseshoe Washington, DC - Queenstown, MD - Rayburn Horseshoe Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fletcher Jones Foundation
Dates - February 17, 2005 - February 27, 2005 (11 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - Board member meeting
Notes - Washington, DC - Los Angeles, CA - Sacramento - Washington, DC Personal Expense 2/19 to 2/27

Travel Cost - $508.40
Lodging Cost - $166.95
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $675.35

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - New Members Retreat
Notes - Rayburn Horseshoe - Baltimore, MD - Rayburn HOB

Travel Cost - $26.00
Lodging Cost - $195.00
Meal Cost - $148.00
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $408.41

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Bar Assn, Venable Law Firm
Dates - April 29, 2005 - April 29, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Asheville, NC

Purpose - To speak at a spring conference for Venable Law Firm and American Bar Association
Notes - Washington, DC - Asheville, NC - Washington, DC *We have not received an itemized accounting of the expenses for this trip and this is our best estimate. As soon as we know more fully we will disclose the exact amounts.

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $350.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fletcher Jones Foundation
Dates - June 2, 2005 - June 3, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - Board meeting and events surrounding meeting for Fletcher Jones Foundation
Notes - Sacramento, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Sacramento, CA Including spouse

Travel Cost - $481.34
Lodging Cost - $200.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $881.34

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 21, 2005 - August 28, 2005 (8 days)
Location(s) - Jerusalem, Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - Washington, DC - Newark, NJ - various places in Israel including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Golan Heights, Ramallah, Gaza- Newark, NJ - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $8,079.10
Lodging Cost - $2,640.00
Meal Cost - $1,248.48
Other Cost - $2,447.46
Total Cost - $14,415.04

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Fletcher Jones Board
Dates - September 16, 2005 - September 18, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - To attend board meeting
Notes - Washington, DC - Los Angeles, CA - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $546.97
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $586.97

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

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    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

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  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.