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Office of

Ed Case


Total cost of 8 office trips: $30,050.58


Trips by Ed Case
Total cost of congressperson's 8 trips: $30,050.58

Destination: BRIEFINGS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, ROUNDTABLES
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,576.00
source

Destination: CODEL TO ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $12,110.33
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING EVENT
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,498.90
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,947.68
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,829.93
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HI TO CHICAGO, II, TO WASHINGTON DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE (CME) & CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE (CBOT)
Purpose: MEET WITH OFFICERS, WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES AT THE CME AND CBOT ON OPERATIONS AND ISSUES AND VISIT EXCHANGE AND BOARD
Date: Apr 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,801.69
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF NATIONAL ISSUES OF CONCERN WITH DLC MEMBERS AND FELLOW ELECTED OFFICIALS
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $4,310.71
source

Destination: GULF OF MEXICO
Sponsor: Dominion Resources Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/INFORMATION TRIP/BRIEFING TO AN OFFSHORE OIL RIG
Date: Apr 29, 2005
Expense: $1,975.34
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Ed Case



American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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  • 04.01.15

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  • 03.25.15

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    UnRetirement

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