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Office of

John Shadegg


Total cost of 57 office trips: $50,587.02


Trips by John Shadegg
Total cost of congressperson's 13 trips: $10,959.00

Destination: LAKE POWELL-PAGE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: SUNRISE AIR LINES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 23, 2000
Expense: $245.00
source

Destination: NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, CORONADO, CA
Sponsor: National Water Resources Association (NWRA)
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Nov 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $375.03
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $555.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION PURPOSES
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,663.22
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source

Destination: CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS RETREAT IN CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $571.92
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,380.40
source

Destination: SAN
Sponsor: Cerner Corporation
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.00
source

Destination: ORANGE COUNTY, CA
Sponsor: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jan 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $770.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.54
source

Destination: DCA TO FT. MYERS, FL FT MYERS, FL TO PHX
Sponsor: Club for Growth Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
Date: Mar 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX - LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,038.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Shadegg

Jennifer Bastian
Lisa Bos
Neil Bradley
Elise Finley
Kimberly Herb
Christopher Hutchison
Stephen Madden
Sheila Moloney
Kristin Nelthorpe
Sean Noble
John Pappas
Douglas Stoss
Paul Teller
Lance Wenger



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    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.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.