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Trips by*

John Defife


Total cost of 4 trips: $7,371.10


Trips traveled under the office of Steny Hoyer

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: PRESENTATION TO CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ENERGY AND ECONOMIC ISSUES BEFORE CONGRESS
Date: Feb 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,192.78
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: PANEL DISCUSSION REGARDING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES,; TAX AND PENSION POLICY DISCUSSION FORUM
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,149.87
source

Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: PRESENTATION AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON ENERGY POLICY AND LEGISLATIVE AGENDA IN THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,735.67
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATED AS SPEAKER ON PANEL DISCUSSIONS REGARDING LEGISLATIVE ISSUES ON TAX, PENSION AND RETIREMENT SECURITY
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,292.78
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Defife.


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

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  • 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

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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

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