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Office of

James Moran


Total cost of 38 office trips: $106,638.46


Trips by James Moran
Total cost of congressperson's 17 trips: $43,531.49

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $650.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American International Group Inc
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 10, 2000
Expense: $475.00
source

Destination: MIDDLE EAST (MOROCCO, TUNISIA, ALGERIA & EGYPT)
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $6,946.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: SPRING RETREAT
Date: Apr 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $856.60
source

Destination: HYDE PARK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose:
Date: May 21, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $404.00
source

Destination: SANTIAGO, CHILE
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: CONFERENCE "PROGRESSIVE POLITICS IN THE AMERICAS
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,615.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC-NATIONAL CONVERSATION
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $444.00
source

Destination: DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF NATO
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $3,650.00
source

Destination: MIDDLE EAST
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $7,878.09
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,758.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: TECH ISSUES. NET/KEY3 MEDIA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE AS A SPEAKER AT A TECHNOLOGY PUBLIC POLICY PRIVACY PANEL
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,083.00
source

Destination: SPAIN
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: ANNUAL SPRING MTNG: TO DISCUSS TRADE, SECURITY, INTERNET ISSUES & US/EU PARTNERSHIP IN CURRENT ADMIN.
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $4,299.00
source

Destination: KEY LARGO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DLC SPRING RETREAT
Date: May 11, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,052.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE RESORT, LEESBURG, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: ANNUAL PRIVACY RETREAT
Date: Jul 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $575.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: MEETING TO DISCUSS "THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC SERVICE"
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $609.31
source

Destination: ISTANBUL - VIA NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: ITKIB Association USA
Purpose: INAUGURAL VISIT BY TURKISH CAUCUS
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $4,565.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,670.99
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of James Moran

Timothy Aiken
Darius Henderson
Melissa Koloszar
Renee Mcdonald
Jennifer Park
Paul Reagan



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.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.