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FOXX, VIRGINIA, Republican Party
North Carolina

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $15,503.59

Average cost per trip - $5,167.86
Total number of days spent traveling - 13 days
Rank of representative - 357 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 3, 2005 - February 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington, DC - Baltimore - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $113.40
Lodging Cost - $425.26
Meal Cost - $304.67
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $882.74

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington, DC - Baltimore - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $151.20
Lodging Cost - $195.00
Meal Cost - $296.00
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $681.61

Additional family members - Yes


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

Purpose - To gain detailed info on United States/Israeli relations
Notes - Greensboro, NC - Newark, NJ - Tel Aviv, Israel - Newark, NJ - Greensboro, NC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $7,603.30
Lodging Cost - $2,640.00
Meal Cost - $1,248.48
Other Cost - $2,447.46
Total Cost - $13,939.24

Additional family members - Yes

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