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Back to The Data

Office of

Sherwood Boehlert


Total cost of 110 office trips: $136,514.41


Trips by Sherwood Boehlert
Total cost of congressperson's 1 trips: $553.33

Destination: CORNING, NY
Sponsor: Corning Inc
Purpose: OFFICIAL BUSINESS, PLANT TOURS, BRIEFINGS ON LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $553.33
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Mark Abdy
Deborah Altenburg
Barry Beringer
Michael Bloomquist
Amy Carroll
Kevin Carroll
Amy Chiang
Timothy Clancy
Kathryn Clay
Dean D'amore
Edward Feddeman
Susannah Foster
Njema Frazier
Greg Garcia
David Goldston
Sara Gray
Elizabeth Grossman
Ben Grumbles
James Hague
Tom Hammond
Eli Hopson
Colin Hubbell
Olwen Huxley
Illegible Illegible
Diane Jones
Tina Kaarsberg
Karen Kimball
Karin Lohman
Johannes Loschnigg
John Mimikakis
Ruben Mitchell
Kenneth Monroe
Robert Palmer
Joseph Pouliot
Peter Rooney
Gabe Rozsa
Arun Seraphin
Marsha Shasteen
Martin Spitzer
Eric Sterner
Thomas Vancle
Thomas Vanek
Harlan Watson
Eric Webster
Cameron Wilson



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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

Learning from Video Games

A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

Recent Posts

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  • 06.11.15

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  • 06.02.15

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  • 05.28.15

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