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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 |
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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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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 06.02.15

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    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.