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Back to The Data

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



American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

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  • 10.14.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

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