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Office of

Jim Costa


Total cost of 6 office trips: $22,354.00


Trips by Jim Costa
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $20,352.42

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION
Date: Jan 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $382.41
source

Destination: FRESNO-NEW YORK CITY-WASHINGTON D.C.
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,628.16
source

Destination: TOKYO
Sponsor: California High-Speed Rail Authority
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION RE: JAPANESE HIGH SPEED TRAIN SYSTEM (EQUIPMENT, OPERATIONS DEVELOPMENT)
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $9,387.66
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Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $8,954.19
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Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jim Costa

John Drake
Lisa Shelton



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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts