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Back to The Data

Office of

Jack Reed


Total cost of 48 office trips: $56,580.32


Trips by Jack Reed
Total cost of congressperson's 11 trips: $23,373.77

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,631.20
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,977.00
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RI TO NEWPORT, RI
Sponsor: NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Purpose: POLICE GATHERING
Date: May 7, 2000
Expense: $800.00
source

Destination: JAPAN, CHINA, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $6,204.11
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,770.70
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: ASPEN INSTITUTE POLICY CONFERENCE - (AMERICA AND EUROPE)
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,039.00
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: ASPEN INSTITUTE POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 4, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Sponsor: HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $875.02
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $2,383.04
source

Destination: ASPEN, CO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Jul 31, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,287.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, SILICON VALLEY, OAKLAND, AND SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESSES ON U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONSHIP AND ISSUES AT FOUR AIPAC EVENTS
Date: Dec 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $806.70
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jack Reed

Jonathan Berger
Jason Connors
Thomas Evans
John Hattervick
Elizabeth King
Nancy Langrall
Peter Lawrence
Didem Nisanci
Kara Nugent
Kristen Sarri
Elyse Wasch
Wendy Wierzbicki



American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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  • 04.01.15

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    UnRetirement

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