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Office of

John Sununu


Total cost of 22 office trips: $38,243.43


Trips by John Sununu
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $13,036.93

Destination: OVERNIGHT IN LA QUINTA, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT USTA'S TELCO LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $340.90
source

Destination: BOSTON-LONDON-DOHA
Sponsor: Islamic Institute
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THE QATARI-AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR FREE MARKETS AND DEMOCRACY
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $9,000.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: SPEAK ON CONGRESSIONAL PANEL AT 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,308.61
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SIA CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 23, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $686.14
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR RESTORATION WEEKEND 2004
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,177.58
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SIA CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 30, 2004
Expense: $523.70
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Sununu

James Burnett
David Cuzzi
Pamela Kocher
Christiana Laventure
Michael O'rielly
John Richardson
Barbara Riley



American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.