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Back to The Data

Office of

John Thune


Total cost of 18 office trips: $36,011.51


Trips by John Thune
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $15,778.80

Destination: WYE RIVER CONFERENCE CENTER IN QUEENSTOWN, MD
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE PLANNING
Date: Jan 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $30.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATION
Date: Jan 30, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $806.14
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,398.16
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: YORBA LINDA FRIENDS CHURCH
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 2, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,898.75
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: YORBA LINDA FRIENDS CHURCH
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Dec 2, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,898.75
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: ATTEND A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 18, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $4,847.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: NATIONAL GRAIN AND FEED ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO SERVE ON A PANEL AT NATIONAL GRAIN AND FEED ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,900.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Thune

Sara Hagedorn
Jennifer Hayes
Herbert Jones
Jafar Karim
Sandy Massey
Joshua Shields
Jennifer Thompson
Mollie Zito



American RadioWorks |
The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

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