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Office of

Anne Northup


Total cost of 25 office trips: $44,155.44


Trips by Anne Northup
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $17,155.33

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NY
Sponsor: US Olympic Committee
Purpose: SITE REVIEW
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,150.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Women's National Republican Club
Purpose: AWARD PRESENTATION
Date: Apr 17, 2000
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: National Association of Home Builders
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER-NAHB'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 10, 2001
Expense: $1,009.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Food Distributors International
Purpose: SPEAK TO THE ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2001
Expense: $5,716.80
source

Destination: BEIJING
Sponsor: Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Purpose:
Date: Jan 12, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $5,396.23
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA AND NAPLES FLORIDA
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 21, 2004
Expense: $1,087.50
source

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KY - BOSTON, MA - FT. MYERS
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS PROGRAM AND TO SPEAK AT A WOMEN'S POLITICAL PROGRAM OFFICIAL
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $615.80
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Anne Northup

Elizabeth Barr
Clinton Blair
Susan Brown
Kristi Craig
Sherri Craig
Alan Hanson
Johanna Kenny
David Rogers
John Smith
Brandon Steinmann
Christin Tinsworth



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.

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    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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  • 06.02.15

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    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.