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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.
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    The troubled history of vocational education

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Back to The Data

Trips sponsored by

United States Telecom Association and state affiliates


Total cost of 190 trips: $319,669.22


Traveler: Gregg Rothschild (from the office of John Kerry)
Destination: NAPLES, FL
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT TELEPHONE INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 12, 1999 (2 days)
Expense: $1,669.00
source

Traveler: Brent Heberlee (from the office of Richard Bryan)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY AND TO VISIT A TELEPHONE FACILITY
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,751.48
source

Traveler: Richard Markowitz (from the office of Thomas Petri)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: USTA CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT/RE: TELCOM ISSUES AND INTERNET
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,511.17
source

Traveler: Aaron Lewis (from the office of Dana Rohrabacher)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,506.45
source

Traveler: Joshua Gaboton (from the office of John Mica)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,549.45
source

Traveler: Tim Kurth (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: CENTRAL OFFICE SITE VISIT AND BRIEFINGS ON DATA RELIEF MEASURES
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,476.45
source

Traveler: Matt Schlapp (from the office of Todd Tiahrt)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,913.51
source

Traveler: Darren Bearson (from the office of Jim Ramstad)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS AND TOUR
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,827.71
source

Traveler: Minnie Langham (from the office of Bennie Thompson)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: TELECOM H.R. 2420 AND H.R. 1686
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,679.95
source

Traveler: Barry Jackson (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,650.54
source

Traveler: Carl Maxwell (from the office of Jim Turner)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT/LEGISLATIVE BRIEFINGS
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,387.48
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Kowal (from the office of Ralph Hall)
Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,476.45
source

Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,320.00
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 18, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $2,450.13
source

Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 19, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $938.17
source

Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of Thomas Bliley)
Destination: RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,243.00
source

Traveler: Robert Menendez (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $5,633.00
source

Traveler: Michael Hutton (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: USTA TELCO LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,746.50
source

Traveler: Rick Lazio (from the office of Rick Lazio)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION ON CURRENT TELECOM ISSUES IN CONGRESS
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,168.00
source

Traveler: John Boehner (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: WESTIN MISSION HILLS, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $758.00
source

Traveler: Brent Heberlee (from the office of Richard Bryan)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FL
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON FEDERAL ISSUES AFFECTING THE LOCAL TELEPHONE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,468.07
source

Traveler: Keith Yehle (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FL
Purpose: DISCUSSION & SEMINARS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,331.36
source

Traveler: Eric Olson (from the office of Thomas Daschle)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,560.38
source

Traveler: Ben Cline (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HR 1686
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,973.82
source

Traveler: Kevin Allexon (from the office of Mark Green)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TOPICS;FCC REFORM, REGULATORY PARITY, INTERNET TAXATION
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,331.36
source

Traveler: Eric Mitchell (from the office of Sanford Bishop)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FL.
Purpose: TO REVIEW THE DYNAMICS OF THE TELECOM ACT OF 1996
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,202.36
source

Traveler: Joe Bryan (from the office of John Lewis)
Destination: TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACT FINDING
Purpose: BRIEFING/CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOMMUNICATION
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,357.47
source

Traveler: William Mcbride (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT-TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,258.22
source

Traveler: Tim Yehl (from the office of Frank Pallone)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,202.36
source

Traveler: Alexandrine De Bianchi (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,844.22
source

Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FLA
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT ON POLICY ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,532.33
source

Traveler: G Franklin Walker (from the office of Byron Dorgan)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: USTA CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,481.22
source

Traveler: Ryan Donovan (from the office of Brad Sherman)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: TOUR TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,514.79
source

Traveler: Grayson Wolfe (from the office of James Rogan)
Destination:
Purpose: INFORMATIVE
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,470.21
source

Traveler: David Silverstein (from the office of James Rogan)
Destination: STAFF BRIEFING IN NYC
Purpose: PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,443.49
source

Traveler: C Scott Corley (from the office of James Rogan)
Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Purpose: INFORMATION GATHERING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,443.79
source

Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: STUDY COMPETITION IN TELECOMMUNICATION MARKET PLACE
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,479.11
source

Traveler: John Delmore (from the office of Charles Canady)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: SITE VISITS TO HIGHLIGHT TELECOM COMPETITION
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,443.79
source

Traveler: Keri Allin (from the office of Bob Barr)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BUSINESS/FORUMS/TOURS
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Traveler: Jessica Wallace (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: PRESENTATION & SITE VISITS
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,591.02
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Davis (from the office of Edolphus Towns)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,428.96
source

Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: FACT-FIND STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,533.38
source

Traveler: Dana Lichtenberg (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,443.79
source

Traveler: Andrew Maloney (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: TELEPHONE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,494.74
source

Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: MIAMI, FLA
Purpose: ATTEND U.S.TA. ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITION IN MIAMI, FLA.
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.30
source

Traveler: Ali Amirhooshmand (from the office of Cliff Stearns)
Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Purpose: USTA'S 103RD ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITION
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,527.59
source

Traveler: Heather Herndon (from the office of Nathan Deal)
Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Purpose: FOR LEARNING MORE ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,416.41
source

Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,925.90
source

Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of Thomas Bliley)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,278.67
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 2, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,129.70
source

Traveler: Ken Johnson (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Traveler: Dave Marventano (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,860.14
source

Traveler: Rick Boucher (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: INCHON WELLS, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: SPEECH TO CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATION STIMULATING BROADBOND DEVELOPMENT
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $850.00
source

Traveler: Ted Van Der Meid (from the office of J. Dennis Hastert)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS
Purpose: SPEAKING
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,894.03
source

Traveler: James Conzelman (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Traveler: Edward Whitfield (from the office of Edward Whitfield)
Destination: LA QUINTA, CA
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE USTA CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $5,258.03
source

Traveler: Andy Levin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,517.11
source

Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination: PALM SPRINGS
Purpose: ATTEND LEADERSHIP MEETINGS ON TELECOM INDUSTRY ISSUES.
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,665.60
source

Traveler: Nathaniel Wienecke (from the office of Dan Burton)
Destination: U.S. TELECOM ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH AT ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,790.93
source

Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: LA QUINTA, CA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $841.50
source

Traveler: John Sununu (from the office of John Sununu)
Destination: OVERNIGHT IN LA QUINTA, CA
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT USTA'S TELCO LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $340.90
source

Traveler: Robert Schellhas (from the office of Rob Portman)
Destination: LA QUINTA, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $728.24
source

Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,274.97
source

Traveler: Ben Cline (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: DURHAM, NC
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF INFORMATION TRIP
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,238.21
source

Traveler: Johanna Mikes (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING OF COMPETITIVE LOCAL TELECOMMUNICATION MARKET AND COMPETITIVE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS SERVICES
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,111.71
source

Traveler: Courtney Anderson (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination: DURHAM, N.C.
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,238.71
source

Traveler: Kimrey Rhinehardt (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: DURHAM, N CAROLINA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,060.71
source

Traveler: William Nordwind (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,885.09
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,851.29
source

Traveler: Judith Myers (from the office of Larry Craig)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FORUM ON TELECOM BROADBAND POLICY FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,763.33
source

Traveler: Mike Quickel (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. TELECOM ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE STAFF RETREAT
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,696.37
source

Traveler: Kim Taylor (from the office of Jim Bunning)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,465.99
source

Traveler: Wayne Boyles (from the office of Jesse Helms)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: TO ATTEND A SENATE STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS AND HEAR PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS ON A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOPICS.
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,815.30
source

Traveler: Jonathan Berger (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,769.89
source

Traveler: Richard Rowdy Yeates (from the office of Robert Bennett)
Destination: MACKINAL ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: ISSUE BRIEFINGS, FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,730.99
source

Traveler: Ali Amirhooshmand (from the office of Cliff Stearns)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,721.13
source

Traveler: Brendan Kelsay (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: ATTEND STAFF RETREAT-TELECOMMUNICATION ISSUES
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,760.43
source

Traveler: John Dutton (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT/TELECOMMUNICATIONS PANEL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,913.45
source

Traveler: Michael Thompson (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,768.48
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,458.31
source

Traveler: Darrell Issa (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Mar 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,576.89
source

Traveler: Anil Kakani (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXISTINGS OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,130.00
source

Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,410.00
source

Traveler: Keith Yehle (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATION SEMINAR
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Traveler: Wallace Hsueh (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,074.50
source

Traveler: Wayne Howell (from the office of Max Cleland)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT TELECOM & BROADBOND ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $520.00
source

Traveler: Judith Myers (from the office of Larry Craig)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR RE COMPETITIVE INTERNET ACCESS AND BROADBAND TELECOM SERVICE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,020.00
source

Traveler: Caroline Walling (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: TELECOM INDUSTRY RETREAT
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,170.00
source

Traveler: Andrew Vermilye (from the office of John Breaux)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,410.00
source

Traveler: Michael Hinton (from the office of Mary Landrieu)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND FACT-FINDING AT THE ANNUAL USTA CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,238.50
source

Traveler: John Mashburn (from the office of Trent Lott)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT TO EXPLORE THE EXTENT OF THE NATION'S TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, PROPOSALS TO EXPAND BROADBAND, AND WAVE TO ENSURE CONSUMER CHOICE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,035.00
source

Traveler: William Clyburn (from the office of Zell Miller)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Traveler: Jill Konz (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AND MEET WITH TELECOM EXECUTIVES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,285.00
source

Traveler: Wayne Boyles (from the office of Jesse Helms)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES, WHICH INVOLVE PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS BY THE USTA ON CURRENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES.
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,519.50
source

Traveler: Amanda Nichols (from the office of George Voinovich)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT CURRENT STATE OF AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS PERTAINING TO THE U.S. TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Traveler: Brook Simmons (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Purpose: TELECOM CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,235.00
source

Traveler: Makan Delrahim (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: USTA SENATE RETREAT
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Traveler: David Jones (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Purpose: USTA SENATE RETREAT
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,390.00
source

Traveler: Susan Magill (from the office of John Warner)
Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATION ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,155.00
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Traveler: Jay Driscoll (from the office of Max Baucus)
Destination: HELENA, MONTANA
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE 2002 MTA ANNUAL MEETING "FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PICTURE"
Date: Jul 10, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $581.00
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Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: AVENTURA, FL TO AMELIA, FL
Purpose: ATTEND MEETING TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING TELECOMM INDUSTRY INCLUDING FCC UNE-D DECISION & BROAD BAND DEPLOYMENT & TO VIEW FACILITIES
Date: Feb 14, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $1,860.50
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Traveler: Amy Tejral (from the office of Ben Nelson)
Destination:
Purpose:
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,659.00
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Traveler: Alex Delpizzo (from the office of Michael Ferguson)
Destination: FLORIDA
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT IN AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,420.00
source

Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,527.50
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Traveler: Gordon Taylor (from the office of Chris John)
Destination: MEETINGS WITH FCC, IMPACT OF TRIENNIAL REVIEW, HEALTH OF TELECOM SECTOR
Purpose: TELECOM CONFERENCE IN AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,595.00
source

Traveler: Kimrey Rhinehardt (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: MEETINGS WITH FCC, IMPACT OF TRIENNIAL REVIEW, HEALTH OF TELECOM
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,442.50
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Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,427.00
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Traveler: Daniel Sepulveda (from the office of Barbara Boxer)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Purpose: POLICY CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,543.00
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Traveler: William Clyburn (from the office of Zell Miller)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, GA
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,081.00
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Traveler: Jay Driscoll (from the office of Max Baucus)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Purpose: FACT FINDING TELECOM RELATED ISSUES
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.50
source

Traveler: Stacey Lowder (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,442.50
source

Traveler: Wallace Hsueh (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Purpose: STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,148.50
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Traveler: James Hippe (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: ARMILIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AND ANALYZE THE FUTURE OF THE TELECOM INDUSTRY IN THE U.S.
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,080.50
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Traveler: Johanna Mikes (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Purpose: TO EXAMINE DEPLOYMENT OF FIBER OPTIC FACILITIES IN TELECOM NETWORK AND STUDY EFFECTS OF TELECOM INDUSTRY ON THE ECONOMY
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,064.00
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Traveler: Paul Kavinoky (from the office of George Nethercutt)
Destination:
Purpose: STUFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.50
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Traveler: Heather Herndon (from the office of Nathan Deal)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING ON THE ECONOMY OF THE TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $872.02
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Traveler: Laura Zuckerman (from the office of Steve Buyer)
Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Purpose: HILL STAFF RETREAT/FACT FINDING/BRIEFINGS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,350.50
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Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE CURRENT STATE OF TELECOM
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.50
source

Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: FACT FINDING-VISIT AND TOUR OF TELCO CENTRAL OFFICE AND EDUCATIONAL BRIEFINGS BY TELCO EXECUTIVES
Date: Oct 8, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,869.23
source

Traveler: Nolty Theriot (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,029.23
source

Traveler: Ali Amirhooshmand (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: USTA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,167.23
source

Traveler: Prabhat Hajela (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN USTA'S TELECOM '03 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,340.82
source

Traveler: Stacey Lowder (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULATORY ISSUES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.82
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Traveler: Hillary Brill (from the office of Rick Boucher)
Destination: VEGAS
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,580.73
source

Traveler: Heather Keiser (from the office of Michael Rogers)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: BRIEFINGS ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES SUCH AS REGULATORY BARRIERS AND HARDLEY IN THE CURRENT TELECOM. INDUSTRY AND CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE TO MEET CONSUMER DEMAND
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,584.23
source

Traveler: Lori Pepper (from the office of Albert Wynn)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY ISSUES WITH USTA MEMBER COMPANIES
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,553.32
source

Traveler: David Hurst (from the office of Charles Pickering)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: ATTENDED USTA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO LEARN ABOUT POLICY AND REGULATORYISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY AND TO WITNESS NEW TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGHS IN THE INDUSTRY.
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,463.82
source

Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO EXPLORE THE DRAMITC CHANGES IN THE WAY AMERICANS COMMUNICATE TODAY BY FEATURING A FULL DISPLAY OF THE CAPABILITIES IN VOICE, DATA, AND VIDEO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,197.73
source

Traveler: Orrin Harrison (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATION ON REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,783.23
source

Traveler: Kelly Bulliner (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: LEARNED ABOUT IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY. VISITED A CENTRAL OFFICE AND LEARNED ABOUT MARKET BASED COMPETITION AND DEREGULATION
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,808.23
source

Traveler: Dana Lichtenberg (from the office of Bart Gordon)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,541.23
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Stack (from the office of Ralph Hall)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY FROM VARIOUS PERSPECTIVES.
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $1,373.98
source

Traveler: Joe Barton (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: LAS VEGAS MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL
Purpose: ATTEND A DINNER WITH THE USTA BOARD MEMBERS AND SPEAK TO THE USTA GENERAL SESSION MEETING.
Date: Oct 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,974.41
source

Traveler: Christine Kurth (from the office of Ted Stevens)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING BY USTA AND NAM ON CHANGES IN THE MARKETPLACE IN CONTEXT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,914.08
source

Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: SPEAKER ON VOIP PANEL AND FACT FINDING TRIP RELATED TO HIGH TECH TASK FORCE DUTIES
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,896.88
source

Traveler: Jackie Cottrell (from the office of Pat Roberts)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING W/ USTA, NAM & THE CA MANUFACTURERS & TECHNOLOGY ASSO.
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,835.00
source

Traveler: Robert Lewis (from the office of Mitch Mcconnell)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.08
source

Traveler: Ric Molen (from the office of Conrad Burns)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,372.00
source

Traveler: James Hippe (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Joseph Fortson (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY INCLUDING INTER-CARRIER COMPENSATION AND VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Michael Shutley (from the office of Ric Keller)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: FACT FINDING / STAFF BRIEFING ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,698.10
source

Traveler: James Freeman (from the office of Christopher Cox)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKETS.
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $791.00
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Traveler: Michael Platt (from the office of Marsha Blackburn)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: DISCUSS POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,457.38
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Traveler: Mark Anderson (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS AND THE UPCOMING 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,289.20
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Traveler: Josh Brown (from the office of Darrell Issa)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,714.00
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIF.
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,402.50
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Stack (from the office of Ralph Hall)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,417.40
source

Traveler: Jennifer Baird (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES SURROUNDING UNEP, TRO, VOIP, AND OTHER PENDING TELECOM MATTERS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,738.04
source

Traveler: Steve Stombres (from the office of Eric Cantor)
Destination: SAN DIEGO CA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS STAFF BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.88
source

Traveler: Ellen Mclaren (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,904.00
source

Traveler: Craig Roberts (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,924.08
source

Traveler: Corinne Stevens (from the office of Adam Putnam)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO PROVIDE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,902.88
source

Traveler: Sean Bonyun (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,902.88
source

Traveler: Joan Hillebrands (from the office of Fred Upton)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,902.88
source

Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Michael Ward (from the office of Michael Rogers)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Peter Freeman (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination:
Purpose:
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Kathryn Lehman (from the office of Deborah Pryce)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING ON REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOM
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,902.88
source

Traveler: Cameron Gilreath (from the office of Lamar Smith)
Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,902.88
source

Traveler: Charles Gonzalez (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TELECOM POLICY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Traveler: Brandon Heiner (from the office of C.L. Otter)
Destination: SEATTLE, WA - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,175.20
source

Traveler: James Hippe (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND DISCUSSIONS RE: POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,534.69
source

Traveler: Michael Bassett (from the office of Mel Martinez)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, TOUR OF TELEPHONE HUB, AND PARTICIPANT IN TELECOM FORUMS
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,024.80
source

Traveler: Michael Sullivan (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND PANEL PARTICIPATION ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,889.79
source

Traveler: Brian Lewis (from the office of Mitch Mcconnell)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS OF POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,024.80
source

Traveler: Elizabeth Wilson (from the office of Mark Pryor)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: TELECOM CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,853.80
source

Traveler: Beth Jafari (from the office of John Cornyn)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY/SARASOTA, FLORIDA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO DISCUSS REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,845.80
source

Traveler: Ed Bonapfel (from the office of Lindsey Graham)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES DURING THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.00
source

Traveler: Greg Orlando (from the office of Michael Ferguson)
Destination: WASHINGTON NATIONAL, LONGBOAT KEY, FLA
Purpose: EDUCATION ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Ryan Mclaughlin (from the office of Gil Gutknecht)
Destination: WASH DC TO SARASOTA FLORIDA TO CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: BRIEFING ABOUT THE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING CONGRESS AS THEY DISCUSS RE-WRONG THE CURRENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWS
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,930.31
source

Traveler: Lauren Lyons (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: EDUCATION PROGRAM RE: REGULATORY & POLICY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING TO BETTER UNDERSTAND POLICY & REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,691.00
source

Traveler: Ed Mcdonald (from the office of Howard Coble)
Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE USTA CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $1,779.50
source

Traveler: Howard Waltzman (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,914.60
source

Traveler: Charles Gonzalez (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC-SARASOTA-SAN ANTONIO (DISTRICT)
Purpose: TELECOM EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,801.31
source

Traveler: Brian Peters (from the office of Jay Inslee)
Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: EDUCATION; FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,753.80
source

Traveler: Patrick Thompson (from the office of Barbara Cubin)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Brandon Heiner (from the office of C.L. Otter)
Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,609.70
source

Traveler: Lale Mamaux (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: DCA TO SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,912.80
source

Traveler: Charles Tracy (from the office of John Shimkus)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING-DISCUSS POLICY ISSUES
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,874.80
source

Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Victoria Sanville (from the office of John Sweeney)
Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM REGARDING IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY. PROVIDED SPEAKERS/PANELS, AND SITE TOURS TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO THE MANY CHOICES IN AN ENVIRONMENT DRIVEN BY MARKET-BASED COMPETITION AND CO
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Ted Maness (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: WASHINGTON (REAGAN)-SARASOTA FLORIDA-LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,712.80
source

Traveler: Cameron Gilreath (from the office of Lamar Smith)
Destination: WASHINGTON-SARASOTA/LONGBOAT KEY
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,943.31
source

Traveler: Tiffany Enns (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: SARASOTA/LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING USTA'S CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP WAS TO DISCUSS CONGRESS' PLANS TO REWRITE THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996, COMPETITION IN THE MARKETPLACE, AND THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM. VISITING A FIBER-TO-THE-PREMISE (FTTP) TRAINING CENTE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Traveler: Wendy Der (from the office of John Sullivan)
Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TELECOMMUNICATIONS. THIS TRIP WAS EDUCATIONAL FOR STAFFER ON TELECOM ISSUES FOR A NEW MEMBER OF THE SUBCOMMITTEES, DEALING WITH ISSUES SUCH AS THE CURRENT STATE OF THE TELECOM INDUSTRY, STATE OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE, AN OVERVIEW OF NEW TECHNOLOGI
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,874.00
source

Traveler: Ryan Visco (from the office of Tom Feeney)
Destination: ORLANDO, FL (DISTRICT OFFICE) TO LONGBOAT KEY, FL TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: TELECOM POLICY & REGULATORY ISSUES FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $995.80
source

Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - SARASOTA, FLORIDA
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE ON BROADBAND AND TELEPHONE W/ VOICE OVER IP ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,463.31
source

Traveler: Paul Raak (from the office of Steve King)
Destination: SARASOTA, FLORIDA
Purpose: POLICY AND REGULATRY ISSUES RELATING TO TELECOM
Date: Mar 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,938.80
source

Traveler: Anthony Zaffirini (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: SAN DIEGO
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TELECOM POLICY
Date: Apr 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source



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  • 09.09.14

    The troubled history of vocational education

    Vocational education was once used to track low-income students off to work while wealthier kids went to college. But advocates for today's career and technical education say things have changed, and graduates of vocational programs may have the advantage over graduates of traditional high schools.