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Office of

Jay Inslee


Total cost of 48 office trips: $75,732.00


Trips by Jay Inslee
Total cost of congressperson's 10 trips: $23,796.52

Destination: ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ALASKA
Sponsor: ALASKA WILDERNESS LEAGUE, SIERRA CLUB
Purpose: TOUR OF WILDLIFE REFUGE
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $2,696.48
source

Destination: GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA
Sponsor: Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON GLOBAL WARMING & US NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY
Date: Sep 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $584.47
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: California Council for International Trade
Purpose: TO ATTEND MONTEREY CONGRESSIONAL FORUM ON TRADE
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $364.21
source

Destination: KAUSPELL, MONTANA
Sponsor: MONTANA WILDERNESS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: KEYNOTE CONVENTION
Date: Dec 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $747.15
source

Destination: ATTEND CONFERENCE 1/10-1/11, DEPART 1/12
Sponsor: California Council for International Trade
Purpose: TO ATTEND MONTEREY CONGRESSIONAL FORUM ON TRADE POLICY
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $973.38
source

Destination: DC TO SAN DIEGO TO SEATTLE
Sponsor: North American Transplant Coordinators Organization
Purpose: KEYNOTE AT NATCO CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 14, 2003
Expense: $755.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE-CHICAGO-DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE AND CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,096.24
source

Destination: DC-NYC NYC-SEA
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING FINANCIAL SERVICES TRIP
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,520.17
source

Destination: PARIS-BRUSSELS
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: FACT-FINDING ON TRADE RELATIONS WITH E.U.
Date: Nov 28, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $11,836.42
source

Destination: MANAGUA, NICARAGUA
Sponsor: GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS
Purpose: TO EXAMINE POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMS IN NICARAGUA
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,223.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jay Inslee

Scott Baker
Brian Bonlender
Jennifer Cromwell
Kennie Endelman
Johnny Isawon
Jeremy Johnston
Sharmila Kotelawala
Amanda Murphy
Sara O'connell
Brian Peters
Jeffrey Roberson
Johanna Shimomura
Nicholas Shipley
Jennifer Singer
Heidi Stirling
Matthew Taylor
Roelof Van Der Lugt
Roelof Vander Lugt



American RadioWorks |
(Photos: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

The First Family of Radio

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, he and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt both used the new medium of radio to reach into American homes like never before. They rallied the nation to combat the Great Depression and fight fascism. The Roosevelts forged an uncommonly personal relationship with the people. This documentary explores how FDR and ER's use of radio revolutionized the way Americans relate to the White House and its occupants.

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  • 11.17.14

    The Utility of a PhD

    Humanities professors at colleges and universities are re-thinking what it means to offer a PhD. The old model is proving unsustainable. It takes an average nine years to get a doctorate, but less than 60 percent of PhDs are finding tenure-track teaching jobs. This week, we look at a new report recommending academics view doctoral programs in a new light.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: FDR’s ‘Natural Gift’

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt was a radio natural. He spoke in a confident, informal way, using simple words and phrases that were easy to grasp.
  • 11.12.14

    The Roosevelts as a political team

    Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were not the first White House couple to act as political partners, but they were the first to do so in such a public fashion.
  • 11.10.14

    Radio: The Internet of the 1930s

    Some predicted radio would be a powerful force for democratizing information and spreading knowledge to a vast population previously separated by geography or income. But the new technology also raised anxieties.