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Back to The Data

Office of

Dan Lungren


Total cost of 9 office trips: $18,626.21


Trips by Dan Lungren
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $15,910.21

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: NEW MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $408.41
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES-SACRAMENTO
Sponsor: Fletcher Jones Foundation
Purpose: BOARD MEMBER MEETING
Date: Feb 17, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $675.35
source

Destination: ASPEN WYE RIVER CONFERENCE CENTER QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY RETREAT
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $404.00
source

Destination: ASHEVILLE, NC
Sponsor: VENABLE LAW FIRM OR AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT A SPRING CONFERENCE FOR VENABLE LAW FIRM AND AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: Apr 29, 2005
Expense: $350.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Fletcher Jones Foundation
Purpose: BOARD MEETING AND EVENTS SURROUNDING MEETING FOR FLETCHER JONES FOUNDATION
Date: Jun 2, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $881.34
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 21, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $13,191.11
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Dan Lungren

Victor Arnold-Bik
Jennifer Goldstein



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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