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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Gerald Couri


Total cost of 9 trips: $8,440.79


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination:
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose:
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,028.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL AND OTHER DISCUSSIONS REGARDING ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING PROPOSALS
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $358.62
source


Trips traveled under the office of Paul Gillmor

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Integrated Waste Services Association
Purpose: EXAMINE THE ROLE OF WASTE TO ENERGY POWER PLANTS IN PROVIDING ENERGY AND REMOVING WASTE STREAMS
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,560.00
source

Destination: TRUMBULL, CT & NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: FACT-FINDING ON MARKETS
Date: Nov 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $935.20
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: FOOD MARKETING INSTITUTE/GROCERY MANUFACTURERS OF AMERICA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $780.08
source

Destination: ENCLOSED
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $793.95
source

Destination: MBS MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Dow Chemical Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND DISCUSSION ON CHEMICAL TESTING, SAFETY, AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Date: Aug 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $767.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: American Petroleum Institute
Purpose: SPEECH ON CONGRESSIONAL EFFORT AS IT RELATES TO LEAKING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
Date: Oct 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $890.94
source

Destination: THE WILLIAMSBURG LODGE, COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $327.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gerald Couri.


American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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    Paul Tough on how children succeed

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  • 08.12.14

    Tracking and vocational ed

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    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

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