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Office of

George Radanovich


Total cost of 55 office trips: $135,432.21


Trips by George Radanovich
Total cost of congressperson's 17 trips: $45,624.56

Destination: SAIPAN (NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS)
Sponsor: Saipan Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & SPEECH TO CHAMBER'S ANNUAL DINNER
Date: Jan 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $11,280.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA.
Sponsor: National Water Resources Association (NWRA)
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $682.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV.
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: SPEECH TO COLORADO RIVER WATER USERS ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Dec 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,569.50
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: California Council for International Trade
Purpose: SPEAK TO CONFERENCE ATTENDEES
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Sponsor: ORGANIZATION FOR THE PROMOTION AND ADVANCEMENT OF SMALL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES
Purpose: SPEAK TO WINTER SESSION
Date: Jan 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $632.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN MEMBERS RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,202.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT AND BRIEFING
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.13
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W. VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Croplife America
Purpose: SPEAK TO ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Sep 28, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,620.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL MEETING-ENERGY & COMMERCE ISSUES
Date: Apr 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,054.63
source

Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND
Sponsor: International Federation of Wines and Spirits
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CONG. RADANOVICH ON CODEL FOR PURPOSES OF PROTOCOL
Date: May 23, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $7,395.44
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,971.50
source

Destination: RICHMOND
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.24
source

Destination: NAPA VALLEY, CA
Sponsor: WineAmerica
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL UPDATE OF CALIFORNIA WINE INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $6,901.54
source

Destination: RANCHO SANTA FE-THE WESTIN MISSION HILLS
Sponsor: CALIFORNIA DELEGATION
Purpose: DELEGATION RETREAT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $723.64
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TO ASSESS CONGRESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, REVIEW LESSONS LEARNED & ANTICIPATE FUTURE CHALLENGES
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,638.00
source

Destination: SF (DROVE TO FRESNO FOR DISTRICT WORK 3/31-4/1)
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $5,767.94
source

Destination: LA
Sponsor: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Purpose: TOURING FACILITIES FOR EDUCATION REGARDING WATER SUPPLIES, WATER QUALITY, RESALINIZATION EFFORTS
Date: Jun 1, 2005
Expense: $255.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of George Radanovich

Chad Calvert
Alan Doud
Geoffrey Embler
Tricia Geringer
Christine Gleichert
Deborah Hurley
Nolty Imeriot
Brian Kennedy
Lacey Kiriakou
Ted Maness
John Mccamman
Damon Nelson
Hollyn Schuemann
Nolty Theriot



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

  • 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.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
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  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

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