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Office of

Dennis Rehberg


Total cost of 41 office trips: $75,703.52


Trips by Dennis Rehberg
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $7,308.64

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: BILLINGS, MT TO RENO, NV ROUNDTRIP
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT SEMINAR OF SAFARI CLUB INT'L CONVENTION
Date: Jan 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,131.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Lexington Institute
Purpose: TRADE MEETINGS (WHEAT)
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $2,051.34
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,150.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-LAS VEGAS-BILLINGS, MT
Sponsor: BIGELOW AEROSPACE
Purpose: MEET WITH AND SPEAK TO BIGELOW AEROSPACE EXECUTIVES & EMPLOYEES TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE EXPANSION OF BIGELOW AEROSPACE TO MONTANA
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,026.30
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Dennis Rehberg

Amy Astin
Jason Begger
Kurt Christensen
Emelyn Faulkner
Ashley Fingarson
Julia Gustafson
Erik Iverson
James Keena
Jay Martin
Robert Martin
Jaime Ramsey
David Schoenborn
Jenn Spurgat



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

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  • 06.17.15

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    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.