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Office of

John Mchugh


Total cost of 31 office trips: $68,893.81


Trips by John Mchugh
Total cost of congressperson's 3 trips: $14,427.36

Destination: SYRACUSE, NY-ASPEN, CO AND ASPEN, CO-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Direct Marketing Association
Purpose: ATTENDED DMA BOARD MEETINGS TO DISCUSS POSTAL REFORM.
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $5,130.36
source

Destination: LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK
Sponsor: U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE AND OLYMPIC REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (AN AGENCY OF NEW YORK STATE)
Purpose: INSPECT CURRENT FACILITIES AND EVALUATE THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDS TO STRENGTHEN TOURIM INDUSTRY IN THE LAKE PLACID/ADIRONDACK REGION.
Date: Jan 31, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL & JORDAN
Sponsor: Aish Hatorah Jerusalem Fund
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A DEFENSE AEROSPACE HOMELAND SECURITY MISSION AND CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $9,025.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Mchugh

Judith Brewer
Dana Johnson
Robert Taub



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Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

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    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.