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Trips sponsored by

Shaw Group


Total cost of 6 trips: $31,153.65


Traveler: John Breaux (from the office of John Breaux)
Destination: BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
Purpose: TO MAKE OPENING REMARKS AND SERVE AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES AT THE SHAW GROUP/ENTERGY FORMATION CEREMONY
Date: Sep 17, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $2,180.00
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Traveler: William Jefferson (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: NIGERIA - EQUATORIAL GUINEA - SAO TOME & PRINCIPE
Purpose: FACT FINDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TRADE MISSION
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,872.20
source

Traveler: Atonte Diete-Spiff (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: NIGERIA, EQUATORIAL GUINEA & SAO TOME & PRINCIPE
Purpose: FACT FINDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TRADE MISSION
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,614.20
source

Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: WASH., DC-PEBBLE BEACH, CA-BATON ROUGE, LA
Purpose: SPEAKER A SUMMIT MTG. OF KEY LEADERS IN REFINING, POWER, CHEMICAL & PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $4,867.00
source

Traveler: James Barnette (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: MONTEREY, CA
Purpose: SPEECH AND CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $8,100.00
source

Traveler: W.J. Tauzin (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: MARATHON, FL-NEW ORLEANS-DC
Purpose: ROUNDTABLE SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER ON CLEAN WATER ACT & ENERGY
Date: Sep 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,520.25
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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

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    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

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

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

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.