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Office of

Rodney Alexander


Total cost of 10 office trips: $20,691.08


Trips by Rodney Alexander
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $12,887.56

Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $10,504.86
source

Destination: TEXARKANA, AR-KANSAS CITY, MO-JOPLIN, MO-FORT SMITH, AR-SHREVEPORT, LA-DODDRIDGE, AR-SHREVEPORT, LA-LAFAYETTE, LA-NEW ORLEANS, LA-SHREVEPORT, LA
Sponsor: I-49 International Coalition
Purpose: TO EDUCATE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND THE PUBLIC ON THE IMPORTANCE AND STATUS OF WORK OF THE I-49 PROJECT AND TO INCREASE THE PROJECT'S LIKELIHOOD FOR FUNDING IN THE UPCOMING FEDERAL HIGHWAY PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION LEGISLATION
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,776.69
source

Destination: MONROE, LOUISIANA-SEALY, TEXAS-JONESBORO, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Consolidated Truck Parts (CTP)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO STEWART AND STEVENSON SERVICES, INC TO OBSERVE FINISHED PRODUCT LINE WHICH USES PARTS BUILT IN 5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT BY CTP
Date: Jul 16, 2005
Expense: $606.01
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Rodney Alexander

Ivana Alexander
Royal Alexander
Murphy Chestnut
Peter Conroy
Jonathan Johnson
Jodee Niswanger



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The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

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  • 03.04.15

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