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American RadioWorks |
Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum, co-authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift. (Photo:  Social Science Research Council)

Ed researchers: Colleges can do more for students, especially in a bad economy

College is worth the investment. College graduates can't find good jobs. Student loan debt keeps rising, and now tops a trillion dollars. What can be done?

Recent Posts

  • 09.17.14

    A company short on skilled workers creates its own college-degree program

    At a Toyota plant in Kentucky, young people are learning how to fix robots, earning associate's degrees and graduating with jobs that pay up to $80,000 a year.
  • 09.11.14

    A 21st-century vocational high school

    For years, vocational education was seen as a lesser form of schooling, tracking some kids into programs that ended up limiting their future opportunities. Today, in the nation's best vocational programs, things are different.
  • 09.10.14

    Career academies: A new twist on vocational ed

    Across the country, thousands of high schools are transforming into career academies. The idea is that students will be more engaged if they see how academics are connected to the world of work. And they’ll be more likely to get the postsecondary schooling they need to support themselves in today’s economy.
  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

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Back to The Data

Trips sponsored by

Congressional Economic Leadership Institute


Total cost of 177 trips: $524,929.26


Traveler: Mark Agrast (from the office of William Delahunt)
Destination: TOKYO-KYOTO, JAPAN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TRIP ON TRADE AND ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Jan 8, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,296.85
source

Traveler: Christine Morden (from the office of Jon Kyl)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: STUDY TRIP
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $8,296.85
source

Traveler: Brian Kennedy (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: STUDY
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $7,921.85
source

Traveler: Brian Lott (from the office of Jerry Costello)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF TRADE ISSUES BETWEEN US-JAPAN
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $8,296.85
source

Traveler: Michael Prucker (from the office of Richard Neal)
Destination: JAPAN-GUAM
Purpose: EDUCATION/FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (14 days)
Expense: $8,296.85
source

Traveler: George Wilson (from the office of Marcy Kaptur)
Destination: TOKYO & KYOTO JAPAN
Purpose: MEET WITH EMBASSY STAFF DIRT MEMBERS AND GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $8,296.85
source

Traveler: Kevin Fromer (from the office of Harold Rogers)
Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WORLD RADIO CONFERENCE ON SPECTRUM USE
Date: May 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $7,368.82
source

Traveler: David Balloff (from the office of John Duncan)
Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Purpose: WORLD RADIO COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: May 27, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $7,568.00
source

Traveler: Brian Bonlender (from the office of Jay Inslee)
Destination: SEATTLE TRANSPORTATION/AVIATION TOUR
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Eileen Lynch (from the office of Herbert Kohl)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 3, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,765.40
source

Traveler: Brett Hale (from the office of Slade Gorton)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE RELATING TO AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.00
source

Traveler: Vernon Ehlers (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $2,472.30
source

Traveler: Andrea Andrews (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Joel Elliott (from the office of Evan Bayh)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATON ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,006.60
source

Traveler: Julian Norment (from the office of Ernest Hollings)
Destination: SEATTLE WASHINGTON
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.00
source

Traveler: Heidi Stirrup (from the office of Richard Armey)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: TO ATTEND AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,055.27
source

Traveler: Paul Gay (from the office of Brian Baird)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION TRIP
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Jeff Markey (from the office of Doc Hastings)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.80
source

Traveler: Katie Birschbach (from the office of Thomas Petri)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Levon Boyagian (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: D.C. TO SEATTLE AND BACK, BOEING FACILITY, CONFERENCE WITH ADMIN. GARVEY AND AIRLINE REPS, DISCUSSION ABOUT AVIATION
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: William Lipinski (from the office of William Lipinski)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,299.60
source

Traveler: Colleen Corr (from the office of William Lipinski)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE 3RD ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Michael King (from the office of Ray Lahood)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Thomas Wilson (from the office of Richard Baker)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: EDUCATION TRIP
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Cameron Wilson (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Sametta Klinetob (from the office of Asa Hutchinson)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Howard Moorin (from the office of Pat Danner)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,881.60
source

Traveler: Amitabha Bose (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: DURING THIS TRIP, I HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE BRIEFED ON THE ECONOMICS OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND TOUR BOEING'S BUILDING PLANTS.
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: DIALOGUE ON AVIATION INDUSTRY, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL & SAFETY
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: George Wilson (from the office of Marcy Kaptur)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: AIR TRANSPORTATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Katherine Eastman (from the office of Peter Defazio)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASH
Purpose: FACT FINDING; EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: David Heymsfeld (from the office of Bud Shuster)
Destination:
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN 3RD ANNUAL CELI AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE.
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,510.00
source

Traveler: David Balloff (from the office of John Duncan)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Carissa Simon (from the office of Max Sandlin)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: TOUR BOEING FACILITIES AND DISCUSS AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: David Lofye (from the office of Nicholas Lampson)
Destination:
Purpose:
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Traveler: Barrett Karr (from the office of Kay Granger)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.71
source

Traveler: Ed Pastor (from the office of Ed Pastor)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: STUDY AVIATION SAFETY AND OPERATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $2,346.50
source

Traveler: Chani Wiggins (from the office of Tom Harkin)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE/MEETINGS IN SEATTLE
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Heather Wingate (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: TO RECEIVE BRIEFINGS & TOURS OF HIGH TECH & BIO TECH COMPANIES REGARDING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES & TECHNOLOGY ISSUES
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Maureen Mahon (from the office of John Edwards)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: MEET WITH HIGH TECH COMPANIES - DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE AGENDA - TOUR FACILITIES
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Mark Grundvig (from the office of Mike Dewine)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP RELATED TO BUSINESS ISSUES
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Eric Olson (from the office of Thomas Daschle)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Kent Cook (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
source

Traveler: Seth Bloom (from the office of Herbert Kohl)
Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Purpose: FOR SETH BLOOM TO ATTEND THE CELI STUDY DELEGATION ON TECHNOLOGY ISSUE IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,780.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Sawyer (from the office of Thomas Sawyer)
Destination: BRUSSELS, VENICE
Purpose: STUDY TRIP
Date: Nov 27, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $10,394.50
source

Traveler: Sam Farr (from the office of Sam Farr)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - VENICE, ITALY
Purpose: MEET WITH EUROPEAN LEADERS DISCUSS ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Nov 27, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $10,244.62
source

Traveler: Pat Roberts (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: VENICE, ITALY
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN FALL MEETING
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,230.00
source

Traveler: Fred Upton (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: ROME-VENICE, ITALY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,260.00
source

Traveler: Michael Castle (from the office of Michael Castle)
Destination: VENICE, ITALY
Purpose: TRANSATLANTIC POLICY NETWORK-EDUCATIONAL
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,090.00
source

Traveler: John Boehner (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: VENICE, ITALY
Purpose: TRANSATLANTIC STUDY TRIP
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,090.00
source

Traveler: Isaac Edwards (from the office of Frank Murkowski)
Destination: TOKYO, KYOTO, JAPAN
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: Dabney Hegg (from the office of Ernest Hollings)
Destination: JAPAN-TOKYO & KYOTO
Purpose: CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: George Shevlin (from the office of John Larson)
Destination: TOKYO-KYOTO-OSAKA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP / FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Onizuk (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: BUSINESS MEETINGS IN JAPAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: David Lofye (from the office of Nicholas Lampson)
Destination: TOKYO AND KYOTO, JAPAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: Andrea Andrews (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN & KYOTO, JAPAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,749.00
source

Traveler: Sohini Gupta-Jindal (from the office of Evan Bayh)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC - LOS ANGELES, CA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIOTECHNOLOGY & GENERICS
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Traveler: Colleen Corr (from the office of William Lipinski)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EUROPEAN OFFICIALS RE: AVIATION AND ANTITRUST ISSUES
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Robert Chamberlin (from the office of John Mccain)
Destination: BELGIUM, FRANCE
Purpose: TO EXCHANGE VIEWS WITH KEY EUROPEAN COMMISSION OFFICIALS REPRESENTING COMPETITION & TRANSPORTATION DIRECTIONS REGARDING INT'L AVIATION ATTACHED & COMPETITION POLICY
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Pete Levitas (from the office of Mike Dewine)
Destination: BRUSSELS AND PARIS
Purpose: MEET WITH EUROPEAN UNION AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS REGARDING INTERNATIONAL AVIATION AND OTHER COMPETITION ISSUES
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Sam Whitehorn (from the office of Ernest Hollings)
Destination: BRUSSELS/PARIS
Purpose: MEET W/ EU/FRENCH AVIATION/TRANSPORT/COMPETITION
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Anastasia Soumbeniotis (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM; PARIS, FRANCE
Purpose: EXCHANGE W/ FOREIGN AVIATION OFFICIALS
Date: May 27, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: BRUSSELS
Purpose: INTN. AVIATION (HIGH SPEED RAIL ON TRANSPORTATION)
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Traveler: Andrew Vermilye (from the office of John Breaux)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,201.00
source

Traveler: Kerry Mckenney (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: AVIATION-RELATED MEETINGS & TOURS
Purpose: TO DISCUSS SAFETY, EFFICIENCY AND OTHER AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Andrea Andrews (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,408.00
source

Traveler: Robert Chamberlin (from the office of John Mccain)
Destination: MONTREAL CANADA
Purpose: ATTEND AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Michael Reynolds (from the office of John Mccain)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN CELI AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: John Anderson (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Brian Kennedy (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: AVIATION & TRADE STUDY
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Shayne Gill (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: MONTREAL, QUEBEC CANADA
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Sharon Pinkerton (from the office of John Mica)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Colin Chapman (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: CELI AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Lloyd Jones (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE.
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $878.00
source

Traveler: Adam Tsao (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN 4TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Fraser Vernisio (from the office of Don Young)
Destination:
Purpose: AVIATION ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Traveler: Levon Boyagian (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: MONTREAL VIA REGIONAL JET
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Eve Young (from the office of Ed Pastor)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Jim Kolbe (from the office of Jim Kolbe)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,282.24
source

Traveler: Kevin Fromer (from the office of Harold Rogers)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: William Mcbride (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Purpose:
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Sural (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination:
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Gene Fisher (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO MONTREAL, CHWAD A AND RETURN
Purpose: ATTEND FORUM ON AIRLINE CONGESTION AND DELAYS
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,824.00
source

Traveler: Norman Spencer (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: 4TH ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Missy Branson (from the office of Howard Coble)
Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: John Horner (from the office of J.C. Watts)
Destination: MONTREAL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: David Balloff (from the office of John Duncan)
Destination: DEPT. DCA TO MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: AVIATION MEETING
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: David Lofye (from the office of Nicholas Lampson)
Destination: AVIATION CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL, CANADA
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: SILICON VALLEY - SAN JOSE, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Oscherwitz (from the office of Dianne Feinstein)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A STUDY DELEGATION RELATIVE TO HIGH TECH IN THE SILICON VALLEY
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Traveler: Daniel Sepulveda (from the office of Barbara Boxer)
Destination: SILICON VALLEY & SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Mitchell (from the office of Thomas Daschle)
Destination: SAN JOSE, CA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SILICON VALLEY HIGH TECH TRIP
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Traveler: Fraser Verrusio (from the office of Don Young)
Destination:
Purpose: CONG. BRIEFING/FACT FINDING (FOCUS: YUCCA MOUNTAIN TOURISM)
Date: Nov 30, 2001
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Robert Chamberlin (from the office of John Mccain)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE JAPAN STUDY TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT ECONOMY & TRANSPORTATION
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Traveler: Kathy Nuebel (from the office of Charles Grassley)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: PURPOSE IS TO ENCOURAGE MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Sural (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: TOKYO, KYOTO VISITS
Purpose: BUSINESS TRIP TO MEET W/ JAPANESE OFFICIALS
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Traveler: Alex Brill (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON TAX ISSUES
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Levon Boyagian (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION TO LEARN ABOUT THE GAMING INDUSTRY, TRANSPORTATION OFNUCLEAR WASTE TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN, AND SECURITY MEASURES AT MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Benjamin Fallon (from the office of Jerry Weller)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: STUDY OF ISSUES FACING GAMING & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Sean Kennedy (from the office of Richard Gephardt)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF GAMING/HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Shanti Ochs (from the office of Richard Gephardt)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Ryan (from the office of Anthony Weiner)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL ABOUT LOS VEGAS GOING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,388.00
source

Traveler: Sam Geduldig (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: HOTEL & CASINO TOURS & MEETINGS - YUCCA MOUNTAIN LEGISLATION
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Traveler: Grace Napolitano (from the office of Grace Napolitano)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TRIP FOCUSED ON GAMING & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES; NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,335.00
source

Traveler: Michael Capuano (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: NEVADA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,136.00
source

Traveler: Sherry Kuntz (from the office of Charles Grassley)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: John Lopez (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Randall Popelka (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON AVIATION ISSUES SPONSORED BY THE CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Shayne Gill (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: FINANCIAL HEALTH OF AVIATION INDUSTRY, AVIATION SECURITY
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Joshua Tzuker (from the office of Jim Matheson)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $795.00
source

Traveler: Patrick Carroll (from the office of Ray Lahood)
Destination: NATIONAL AIRPORT-LA GUARDIA AIRPORT-NEW YORK CITY-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TOUR LA GUARDIA AIRPORT-2 DAY SESSION IN DYC ON AVIATION SECURITY & THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,331.00
source

Traveler: Daniel Muroff (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: William Mcbride (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.00
source

Traveler: Matthew Reiffes (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: James Brandell (from the office of Dave Camp)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: AVIATION SECURITY BRIEFING
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $817.00
source

Traveler: Missy Branson (from the office of Howard Coble)
Destination: NEWARK, NEW JERSEY & NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON THE AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Ari Strauss (from the office of Tim Holden)
Destination: NEWARK AIRPORT TO NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: CELI 5TH ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Traveler: Calvin Dooley (from the office of Calvin Dooley)
Destination: BERLIN-STASBOURG-PARIS
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & TRADE DISCUSSIONS
Date: Nov 15, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $15,801.00
source

Traveler: Makan Delrahim (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT GAMING & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN NEVADA
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,372.00
source

Traveler: Carl Thorsen (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATION ON GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,372.00
source

Traveler: Margaret Mcelray (from the office of James Gibbons)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: TO ATTEND BRIEFINGS, TOURS, AND RESEARCH BACKGROUND OF ECONOMIC ISSUES AFFECTING TRAVEL & TOURISM ISSUES
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,372.00
source

Traveler: Kerry Mckenney (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TO ATTEND MEETINGS & BRIEFINGS ON ECONOMIC AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Mar 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,372.00
source

Traveler: Sherry Kuntz (from the office of Charles Grassley)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Ashleigh Dela Torre (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AT CENTERS CONFERENCE, SUCH AS RESTRUCTING, FINANCING TAX INCENTIVES AND SECURITY CONCERNS
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Karen Kuhlman (from the office of Brad Carson)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: John Young (from the office of Juanita Millender-Mcdonald)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT REGIONAL JET AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Ian Pfeiffer (from the office of Bob Filner)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: 6TH ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Shayne Gill (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AVIATION ISSUES, REGIONAL AIRLINES, FINANCIAL HEALTH AND FUTURE CONSOLIDATION
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Heather Lepeska (from the office of Jerry Costello)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC TO CHICAGO
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Eve Young (from the office of Ed Pastor)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Andrea Tebbe (from the office of Ray Lahood)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Clinton Blair (from the office of Anne Northup)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: CELI AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Kimberly Ross (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Matthew Reiffer (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $807.00
source

Traveler: William Mcbride (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO CHICAGO
Purpose: AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $461.00
source

Traveler: James Brandell (from the office of Dave Camp)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: FORUM ON AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,181.00
source

Traveler: Therese Rios (from the office of Timothy Johnson)
Destination:
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AVIATION ISSUES WITH INDUSTRY PROFFESSIONAL
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Kerry Mckenney (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose:
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Ari Strauss (from the office of Tim Holden)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN CELI'S SIXTH ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: John Metcalf (from the office of Max Sandlin)
Destination: DULLES INT'L AIRPORT TO CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE-DISCUSSION OF THE STATE OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND ITS FUTURE DIRECTION
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Traveler: Andrew Baker (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: TOKYO-OSAKA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT US-JAPAN TRADE RELATIONSHIP
Date: Nov 8, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $10,845.00
source

Traveler: Steve Fought (from the office of Marcy Kaptur)
Destination: JAPAN
Purpose: EDUCATION LEGISLATIVE EXCHANGE
Date: Nov 8, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $10,845.00
source

Traveler: Janet Nuzum (from the office of Calvin Dooley)
Destination: TOKYOS KOBE; OSAKA JAPAN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF STUDY TOUR OF US-JAPAN ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Nov 9, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $10,845.00
source

Traveler: Craig Nersesian (from the office of Jon Porter)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: EDUCATION/INFORMATIONAL FORUM OF GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 15, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE STAFF TRIP-SPOKE AND RECEIVED BRIEFINGS ON ECONOMIC AND POLICY ISSUES
Date: Feb 16, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Ryan Triplette (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: NEVADA STATE STUDY
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Harriet Grigsby (from the office of William Clay)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Brian Romick (from the office of Steny Hoyer)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TO SEE THE ECONOMIC ISSUES FACING LAS VEGAS AND HOW THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY WORKS WITH LABOR TO DEAL WITH THEM
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Kyle Nevins (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: WASHINGTON NATL - LAS VEGAS MCCARRAN
Purpose: FACT FINDING: GAMING INDUSTRY, HOTEL MANAGEMENT, WORKER TRAINING, CONVENTION OPERATIONS
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Jonathan Grella (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Justin Sprinzen (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: FACT FINDING RE: TAX ISSUES, GAMING AND TOURISM INDUSTRY AND JOB TRAINING
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Nadeam Elshami (from the office of Janice Schakowsky)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Traveler: Geoff Gosselin (from the office of Frank Lobiondo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO LEARN THE CURRENT PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE GAMING AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Traveler: Candice Miller (from the office of Candice Miller)
Destination: EDENBURGH, UK-BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-STUTTGART, GERMANY-FRANKFORT, GERMANY-DETROIT, MI USA
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION PARLIAMENT AND OTHER ECONOMIC LEADERS
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $12,568.00
source

Traveler: Philip English (from the office of Philip English)
Destination: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY-BRUSSELS-STUTTGART-MUNICH-LONDON-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: SPEAKER AND PARTICIPANT IN TRANSATLANTIC POLICY NETWORK MEETING ON US-EU RELATIONS. SPEAKER AND PARTICIPANT IN THE US GERMAN MARSHALL FUND SEMINAR AND PANELIST IN THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY INTER-PARLIAMENTARY FORUM ON TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $13,393.00
source

Traveler: Sam Whitehorn (from the office of Ernest Hollings)
Destination: AMSTERDAM
Purpose: TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ISSUES/MEET WITH U.S. AND DUTCH AUTHORITIES
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,636.00
source

Traveler: Anastasia Soumbeniotis (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: AMSTERDAM - BRUSSELS
Purpose: EXAMINE CURRENT STATUS OF US-EU AVIATION POLICY, INCLUDING SECURITY
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,365.00
source

Traveler: Fraser Verrusio (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: AMSTERDAM
Purpose: AVIATION HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES, US-EU TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,645.00
source

Traveler: James Coon (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: AMSTERDAM - BRUSSELS
Purpose: TO REVIEW AVIATION SAFETY AND SECURITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, TO MEET WITH AVIATION, GOVT, AND EU OFFICIALS
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,365.00
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Megginson (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: AMSTERDAM - BRUSSELS
Purpose: TO REVIEW AVIATION SAFETY & SECURITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION - TO MEET WITH EU OFFICIALS
Date: Oct 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,365.00
source

Traveler: Dan Flynn (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: PHOENIX, AZ-LAS VEGAS, NV-MILWAUKE, WI
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $968.00
source

Traveler: Marsha Mccraven (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: GAIN INSIGHT INTO THE ECONOMICS OF THE GAMING INDUSTRY AND THE IMPACT OF GAMING ON COMMUNITIES-TRAINING/EMPLOYMENT/RESPONSIBLE GAMING/SECURITY/UNION RELATED PROGRAMS
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source

Traveler: Kristina Kennedy (from the office of Paul Sarbanes)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: TO ATTEND STUDY TRIP EXAMINING ISSUES FACING THE TRAVEL, TOURISM, AND GAMING INDUSTRIES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source

Traveler: Mark Wetjen (from the office of Harry Reid)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NY
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GAMING INDUSTRY AND CITY OF LAS VEGAS
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source

Traveler: Rohit Kumar (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: OVERVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE ISSUES AFFECTING THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source

Traveler: Caleb Gilchrist (from the office of Danny Davis)
Destination: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO NEVADA LAS VEGAS
Purpose: THE CELI TRIP WAS A FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING TO CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT ECONOMIC COMPETITIVE ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Carter (from the office of Leonard Boswell)
Destination: IAD/LAS VEGAS/DCA
Purpose: STUDY VISIT
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source

Traveler: Jeff Onizuk (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source

Traveler: Cory Kennedy (from the office of James Gibbons)
Destination: NEVADA
Purpose: TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ON THE POSITIVE IMPACT THE GAMING INDUSTRY HAS ON BOTH NEVADA'S ECONOMY AND THE ENTIRE TOURISM INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $785.00
source

Traveler: Joyce Brayboy (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ISSUES THAT IMPACT THE GAMING AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES.
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,571.00
source

Traveler: Paul Vinovich (from the office of Bob Ney)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - GAIN A BROADER UNDERSTANDING OF THE ISSUES INVOLVING THE GAMING AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRIES IN NEVADA AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source

Traveler: Jennifer Zuccarelli (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEV
Purpose: TO STUDY GAMING INDUSTRY ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source

Traveler: Allison Barry (from the office of Jon Porter)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-LAS VEGAS-DCA
Purpose: FACT FINDING-STUDY THE BUSINESS PRACTICES OF MAJOR GAMING & HOTEL INDUSTRIES IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Traveler: Heather Urban (from the office of Shelley Berkley)
Destination: Washington, Las Vegas, Washington
Purpose: Educate Congressional Staff on the impacts of the gaming industry and tourism sector on the economy
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,521.00
source



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