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Back to The Data

Office of

Jeff Miller


Total cost of 18 office trips: $45,520.87


Trips by Jeff Miller
Total cost of congressperson's 9 trips: $15,740.60

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $10,296.46
source

Destination: DESTIN, FL
Sponsor: Southern Co
Purpose: GULF POWER ECONOMIC SYMPOSIUM-SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $183.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-JACKSONVILLE
Sponsor: Winn-Dixie Stores
Purpose: ROUNTABLE DISCUSSION
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,049.00
source

Destination: CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT IN CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $635.67
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: AIPAC NATIONAL SUMMIT ON FOREIGN POLICY AND POLITICS
Date: Oct 24, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $220.89
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH HERITAGE FOUNDATION
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,012.18
source

Destination: DESTIN, FL
Sponsor: Southern Co
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $308.00
source

Destination: PENSACOLA, FL
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: TOUR OF HURRICANE DENNIS DAMAGE
Date: Jul 14, 2005
Expense: $650.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jeff Miller

Justin Hamilton
Daniel Mcfaul
Anne Pizzato



American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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    Tracking and vocational ed

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