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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Julia Gustafson


Total cost of 9 trips: $27,343.12


Trips traveled under the office of Dennis Rehberg

Destination: SARATOSA, FLA; ORLANDO, FLA
Sponsor: MOLE MARINE AQUARIUM FELD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Purpose: CONSERVATION EDUCATION
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $778.91
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC (BWI AIRPORT) TO LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: BIGELOW AEROSPACE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $841.50
source

Destination: DCA - PDX - DCA (WASHINGTON NATIONAL - PORTLAND, OREGON)
Sponsor: PNGC Power
Purpose: ENERGY SCHOOL AND FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,987.71
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: PBI AND MIA
Sponsor: FLORIDA SUGAR CANE LEAGUE (80%) AND SUGAR CANE GROWERS COOPERATIVE OF FLORIDA (20%)
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $896.48
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $11,513.36
source

Destination: GRU TO GIG
Sponsor: International Utility Efficiency Partnerships Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 26, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,392.70
source

Destination: IAD - MSY - DCA
Sponsor: BP, AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION, KERR-MCGEE, NATIONAL OCEAN INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,118.81
source

Destination: PDX/SEA
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $1,493.65
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Julia Gustafson.


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

  • 06.17.15

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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