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Office of

Randy Neugebauer


Total cost of 10 office trips: $28,469.08


Trips by Randy Neugebauer
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $18,519.84

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $9,213.68
source

Destination: BOSTON MA
Sponsor: National Association of Home Builders
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Sep 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,683.00
source

Destination: LUBBOCK TEXAS-CHICAGO ILLINOIS-WASHINGTON DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCHANTILE EXCHANGE AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE
Date: Oct 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,941.18
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $923.62
source

Destination: DC TO BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: DISCUSS/REVIEW NATIONAL ISSUES AND LEGISLATIVE IDEAS
Date: Feb 2, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,224.81
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK, NY-LUBBOCK, TX (DISTRICT)
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE-GOLDMAN SACHS (BEV ONLY)-SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSN (MEAL
Purpose: OFFICIAL FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO MEET WITH OFFICIALS FROM THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $2,533.55
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Randy Neugebauer

Jodi Detwiler
Katherine Reding



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

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  • 06.02.15

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