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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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  • 07.07.15

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Office of

Gene Green


Total cost of 46 office trips: $198,956.30


Trips by Gene Green
Total cost of congressperson's 38 trips: $175,378.97

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION REFORM.
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $5,972.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH CARE FORUM
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,014.90
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Date: Feb 18, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $6,249.60
source

Destination: KIAWAH, SOUTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: EDUCATION TRIP TO LEARN & DISCUSS U.S. RAILROADS ISSUES
Date: Apr 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,520.00
source

Destination: HEIDELBERG, GERMANY
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN E BUSINESS AND POLICY FORUM
Date: Nov 27, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $7,779.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONFERENCE ON HEALTH POLICY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,012.19
source

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $5,069.00
source

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

Destination: JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES.
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $4,699.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE RESORT
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: SEMINAR ON ONLINE PRIVACY AND OTHER INTERNET ISSUE.
Date: Jul 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $573.88
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE AT CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,604.99
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,998.00
source

Destination: BERLIN AND LIECHTENSTEIN
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "U.S. - GERMAN ROUNDTABLE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY" CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $17,299.50
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SERVE ON A CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Apr 5, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $4,072.84
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FL
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,644.95
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FL
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,801.50
source

Destination: COLOGNE & BONN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "U.S. GERMAN ROUNDTABLE"
Date: Feb 17, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $14,660.00
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: THE GREENBRIER
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: SPEAKER AT NAB CONGRESSIONAL BREAKFAST
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $6,945.19
source

Destination: PEBBLE BEACH, CA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RAILROADS LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,040.80
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT.
Date: May 26, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $9,059.20
source

Destination: HOUSTON-CHICAGO-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION'S 52ND ANNUAL CONVENTION AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION.
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $5,641.24
source

Destination: HOUSTON-ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $11,629.30
source

Destination: BROWNSVILLE, TX-MCALLEN, TX
Sponsor: University of Texas
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HISPANIC ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,030.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX - PUNTA MITA, MEXICO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS.
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $4,935.30
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $4,047.00
source

Destination: BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI
Sponsor: International Longshoremen's Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL LONG SHOREMEN'S ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 28, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $393.30
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor - Council of Industrial Organizations)
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MARITIME TRADES DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,505.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX - ATLANTA, GA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INTERNET ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,718.80
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX - NEW ORLEANS, LA, HOUSTON, TX - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $4,724.57
source

Destination: LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $8,131.80
source

Destination: WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,178.40
source

Destination: PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US POLICY ON LATIN AMERICA
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $5,829.20
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT/THE COMMONWEALTH FUND BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $4,012.28
source

Destination: MORELIA, MEXICO
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S.-MEXICO FUTURES FORUM
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $904.34
source

Destination: MORELIA, MEXICO
Sponsor: Instituto Tecnolgico Autnomo de Mxico
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S.-MEXICO FUTURES FORUM
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,187.10
source

Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY-BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-FRANKFURT, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG, GERMAN GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES, AND EU AND NATO OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS THE US-GERMAN RELATIONSHIP
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $4,540.10
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTER'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Apr 16, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,367.70
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Gene Green

Lantie Ferguson
Marc Gonzales
Rhonda Jackson
Cindy Jimenez
Sharon Scribner
Patrick Wachele
Patrick Woehrle



American RadioWorks |
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    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.
  • 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.