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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

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Office of

Philip Crane


Total cost of 24 office trips: $148,794.50


Trips by Philip Crane
Total cost of congressperson's 15 trips: $124,972.21

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INC.
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE OF LAW FROM A CONGRESSIONAL STANDPOINT
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,766.83
source

Destination: TAMPA FLORIDA
Sponsor: Port of Tampa Propeller Club
Purpose: PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE ON STATUS OF PNTR WITH CHINA WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,088.62
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: IN-DEPTH DISCUSSIONS OF PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING US-ITALIAN RELATIONS
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $9,120.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE - VIETNAM
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $19,562.00
source

Destination: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $12,286.16
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON LEG. ISSUES OF THE WAYS & MEANS CMTE RELEVANT TO CME
Date: Mar 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $5,381.66
source

Destination: ANTIQUA & BARBUDAS-BARBADOS
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF THE REGION; TO DISCUSS ONGOING TRADE INITIATIVES IN THE REGION
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $8,123.52
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE; CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT ON CONG. PANEL-FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSN. CONF.
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,583.40
source

Destination: LONDON, U.K.
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: AS CHAIRMAN OF THE WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRADE, CONGRESSMAN CRANE PARTICIPATED IN EVENTS FOCUSING ON THE UPCOMING WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) MINISTERIAL IN CANCUN, MEXICO
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $18,650.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES); TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM PROVIDING A "HANDS ON" OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE KEY TECHNOLOGIES AND DISCUSS ISSUES SUCH AS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, SALES TAX HOLIDAYS, A
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $5,493.64
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-SAN DIEGO, CA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, WHICH PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE CONDITION OF THE RAILROADS AND AN EXAMINATION OF CURRENT TRANSPORTATION POLICY ISSUES, INCLUDING RAIL SAFETY, ECONOMIC REGULATION, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, TA
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $6,655.80
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $670.06
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN "WASHINGTON OUTLOOK" PROGRAM DURING THE FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $5,062.23
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NASDAQ LEADERSHIP SUMMIT, WHERE WE DISCUSSED THE FEDERAL BUDGET DEFICIT, OUTSOURCING, EXPENSING OF STOCK OPTIONS AND LEGAL REFORM.
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $4,484.40
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL-BUDAPEST, HUNGARY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TO DISCUSS VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL TAX AND TRADE ISSUES WITH EU OFFICIALS
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $19,043.49
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Philip Crane

Bryce Dustman
James Hayes
Shalla Ross
Emanuel Rossman
Andrew Shore
Michele Taultin



American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.