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Back to The Data

Office of

Jo Ann Davis


Total cost of 10 office trips: $20,575.49


Trips by Jo Ann Davis
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $14,813.66

Destination:
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $387.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $11,603.20
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL (FT. MEYERS AIRPORT)
Sponsor: American Shipbuilding Association
Purpose: NAVY SHIPBUILDING WORKSHOP
Date: Dec 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $715.60
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $770.19
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Shipbuilding Association
Purpose: EDUCATION - NAVAL SHIPBUILDING ASSOCIATION
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $907.87
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA-SURRY POWER STATION, VA
Sponsor: Dominion Resources Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR AND BRIEFINGS ON ENERGY ISSUES, NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AND SPENT FUEL
Date: Mar 22, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $429.80
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jo Ann Davis

Brandon Bungard
Vaughn Murphy
Brent Robinson
Melissa Smith



American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

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    Making it stick

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  • 10.14.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

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