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Back to The Data

Office of

Bart Gordon


Total cost of 75 office trips: $141,300.86


Trips by Bart Gordon
Total cost of congressperson's 2 trips: $21,445.96

Destination: FAIRMONT SOUTH HAMPTON PRINCESS, BERMUDA
Sponsor: Tennessee Bankers Association
Purpose: SPEAKER-ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Jun 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,762.96
source

Destination: LONDON
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: RIPON 2003 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $18,683.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Bart Gordon

Charles Atkins
Rekha Chandrasekaran
Charles Cooke
Julie Eubank
Alisa Ferguson
Louis Finkel
Wayland Holyfield
Christopher King
Dana Lichtenberg
James Macwilliam
Cary Masin
Robert Palmer
David Plunkett
Marsha Shasteen
Christal Sheppard
Jim Stubblefield
James Turner



American RadioWorks |
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A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

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