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Trips by*

Elizabeth Fay


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,759.61


Trips traveled under the office of Evan Bayh

Destination: SOUTHERN INDIANA-EVANSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG, W. BADEN
Sponsor: INDIANA HISTORIC LANDMARKS FOUNDATION
Purpose: MEET WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS REGARDING HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN INDIANA
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,105.00
source

Destination: PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION & FACT FINDING ON CHINA'S ECONOMIC REFORMS
Date: Nov 19, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $7,236.23
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $278.75
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON TRADE AND DEFENSE MATTERS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $9,160.00
source

Destination: SANTIAGO, CHILE
Sponsor: AM-CHAM CHILE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE
Purpose: FACT FINDING US-CHILE BILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
Date: May 26, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,463.13
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: MEETINGS & TOURS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,280.50
source

Destination: THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS REGARDING BILATERAL TRADE TALKS
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,141.00
source

Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Sponsor: INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
Purpose: MEETINGS TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF FEDERAL EDUCATION LAW ON INDIANA SCHOOLS
Date: Dec 4, 2003
Expense: $95.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Elizabeth Fay.


American RadioWorks |
Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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.

Recent Posts

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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