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Office of

Michael Michaud


Total cost of 19 office trips: $31,747.43


Trips by Michael Michaud
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $12,191.21

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING/MICROSOFT CAMPUS VISIT FOR MEMBERS OF THE BLUE DOG COALITION
Date: Jul 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,405.19
source

Destination: PORTLAND, MAINE - GOLDEN, COLORADO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: RIVER VALLEY GROWTH COUNCIL
Purpose: DELEGATION FROM THE STATE OF MAINE TOURED THE NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY (NREL) AND DISCUSSED NREL'S STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, PARTNERSHIPS, AND COLLABORATIONS. RIVER VALLEY GROWTH COUNCIL MADE A PRESENTATION ON ITS BIOENERGY INITIATIVE IN MA
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $850.29
source

Destination: PORTLAND, ME
Sponsor: Jackson Laboratory
Purpose: TO TOUR THE LAB FACILITIES TO BETTER UNDERSTAND ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT ON MAINE'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Date: May 21, 2004
Expense: $654.37
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-DAYTON, OH-PORTLAND, ME
Sponsor: Americans United to Protect Social Security
Purpose: SPEAKER AT TOWN HALL MEETING ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL SECURITY TO RURAL STATES
Date: Jun 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $872.97
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEWARK-TEL AVIV-JERUSALEM-TEL AVIV-NEWARK-PORTLAND, ME
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 10, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $7,408.39
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Michael Michaud

Michael Brownlie
Peter Chandler
Ed Gilman
Adam Greenlaw
Matt Robison
David Weiss



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

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.

Recent Posts

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  • 06.02.15

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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.