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American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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Trips by*

James Dennis


Total cost of 12 trips: $38,368.17


Trips traveled under the office of Jeff Bingaman

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,599.77
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $707.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,956.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON NATURAL GAS ISSUES INCLUDING DISCUSSIONS WITH TAX EXPERTS AND A VISIT TO AN OFF-SHORE GAS WELL
Date: Oct 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,835.08
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANELS DISCUSSING THE MATTERS RELATED TO LOW INCOME TAX PAYERS AND RETIREMENT POLICY
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO FIDELITY HEADQUARTERS. BRIEFINGS AND MEETINGS INCLUDED TOPICS SUCH AS CAPITAL MARKETS REVIEW, THE ROLE OF EMPLOYEE STOCK THE HEALTH OF THE DEFINED CONTRIBUTION WORLD AND INVESTMENT EDUCATION
Date: Jun 7, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,042.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, GENEVA, LONDON
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO AN INTERNATIONAL TAX MATTERS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF GERMAN, SWISS AND BRITISH TREASURES AND OECP OFFICIAL
Date: May 23, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $11,233.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL, RETIREMENT AND ENERGY TAX MATTERS
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN SEVERAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TAX MATTERS AND IN-SOURCING
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,376.32
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM, BRUSSELS AND WARSAW
Sponsor: TAX FOUNDATION/OFII
Purpose: TO MEET WITH EU TAX AND TRADE OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS EU INTEGRATION AND TRADE AND TAX MATTERS INCLUDING FSC/ETI REPLACEMENT, "INSOURCING", EU POLICIES ON DIRECT INVESTMENT IN INDUSTRY AND GROWTH OF JOBS IN THE US
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,314.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OREGON AND SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TO VISIT HIGH TECHNOLOGY SITES AND MEET WITH TAX AND TRADE REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS POLICIES INVOLVING THE GROWTH OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES AND CREATION OF JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,973.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: THE NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND THE AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: TO MEET WITH OTHER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF AND RETIREMENT POLICY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES INVOLVING RETIREMENT POLICY
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named James Dennis.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.