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Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

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  • 07.02.15

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Back to The Data

Office of

Rob Portman


Total cost of 27 office trips: $49,721.70


Trips by Rob Portman
Total cost of congressperson's 8 trips: $12,628.91

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Carpenters Union
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Aug 24, 2000
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Destination: DC-ST. MICHAEL'S MARYLAND VIA CAR
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE ELECTED LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $190.00
source

Destination: WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ANNUAL MEETING 2002
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN WEF ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $270.00
source

Destination: CINCINNATI/ZURICH/WASHINGTON
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: CONGRESSMAN PARTICIPATED IN FORUM
Date: Jan 22, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $7,907.84
source

Destination: 2 NIGHTS AT THE INN AT PERRY CABIN, ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: REPUBLICAN ELECTED LEADERS RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $717.00
source

Destination: ST. MICHAEL'S MARYLAND
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $900.21
source

Destination: CANNON HOB-ROBERT TRENT JONES CLUB-DULLES AIRPORT
Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Purpose: AEI ECONOMIC POLICY CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Feb 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $765.86
source

Destination: CANNON HOB-TIDES INN, IRVINGTON, VA-RICHMOND AIRPORT
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Rob Portman

Daniel Bucci
Kyle Downey
Rob Lehman
Barbara Pate
Robert Schellhas



American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    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.
  • 06.23.15

    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.