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Back to The Data

Office of

Peter Deutsch


Total cost of 20 office trips: $33,427.89


Trips by Peter Deutsch
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $4,473.89

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Center for a Free Cuba
Purpose: HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,391.00
source

Destination: POTOMAC, MD
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: RETREAT FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO PRACTICE MINDFUL TECHNIQUES
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $536.00
source

Destination: NO TRAVEL; ACCOMMODATIONS ONLY IN MEMBER'S DISTRICT
Sponsor: SHUL OF BAL HARBOUR
Purpose: SPEAKING
Date: Nov 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $346.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Peter Deutsch

Elizabeth Assey
Matthew Chiller
Howard Hechler
Frank Hirst
Fritz Hirst
Rebecca Iannotta
Eric Lynn
Robin Rorapaugh
Anne Wilson



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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