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Office of

Barbara Cubin


Total cost of 31 office trips: $49,054.57


Trips by Barbara Cubin
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $15,489.07

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION, BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,115.23
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Purpose: NRA EVENT
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $4,450.49
source

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELECTED LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $190.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Purpose: VIEW OFF SHORE DRILLING SITES
Date: Jun 7, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $5,984.60
source

Destination: DENVER-ORLANDO-DC
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Purpose: NRA ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
Date: Jul 25, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,045.64
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO PHOENIX, AZ TO DENVER, CO
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: 104TH CLASS RETREAT AT THE FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS IN SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,071.00
source

Destination: DC TO BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: CONSERVATIVE MEMBER RETREAT
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $632.11
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Barbara Cubin

Richard Axthelm
Dennis Ellis
Bryan Jacobs
Alison Mcluire
Landon Stropko
Patrick Thompson
Tom Wiblemo



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.

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  • 06.02.15

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    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.