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Back to The Data

Office of

Debbie Wasserman Schultz


Total cost of 7 office trips: $25,923.41


Trips by Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $25,679.29

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE VIA NEW YORK, WA, NEW YORK VIA WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TOUR OF NYSE (CONGRESSIONAL TRIP)
Date: Mar 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,159.26
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO KARAKOW, POLAND VIA WARSAW, POLAND VIA FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $5,158.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: PRESS INTERVIEW-LIVE
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,421.70
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: American Pharmaceutical Association
Purpose: TO PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE OVERVIEWING PRESCRIPTION DRUG ISSUES
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $366.21
source

Destination: FT L-CHICAGO, O'HARE; CHICAGO-O'HARE-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: VISITED CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,369.69
source

Destination: FRANKFORT VIA BERLIN VIA MUNICH
Sponsor: GERMAN MARSHALL FUND OF THE U.S. AND THE ROBERT BOSCH STIFTUNG
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRIP TO CONGRESS BUNDSTAR FORUM 2005
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $16,204.43
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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