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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Andrew Keiser


Total cost of 7 trips: $9,850.40


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: TOUR AND BRIEFING REGARDING YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR STORAGE FACILITY
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: EDUCATION ON POTENTIAL NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,099.00
source

Destination: SERIES OF EDUCATION & INFORMATION SUMMITS & CONFERENCES ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES BEFORE CONGRESS AND THE FCC
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $539.00
source

Destination: TOUR OF ENERGY TRADING FLOOR, POWER PLANT & TRANSMISSION CENTER
Sponsor: American Public Power Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON ELECTRICITY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION & TRADING
Date: Apr 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,084.50
source

Destination: CONFERENCES TO DISCUSS FEDERAL ENERGY POLICY
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: EDUCATION OF ENERGY ISSUES BEFORE CONGRESS & THE FERL
Date: May 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $976.40
source

Destination: CONFERENCES TO DISCUSS FEDERAL REGULATION, LEGISLATION OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ON REGULATION & LEGISLATION ON THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $503.00
source

Destination: DEPART LEXINGTON, KY - LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: American Public Power Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION CHALLENGES FACING CA AND THE NATION
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,348.50
source

Destination: REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN)
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON U.S.-TAIWAN FOREIGN POLICY & TRADE ISSUES. ALSO TO OBSERVE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
Date: Dec 7, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,300.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Keiser.


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

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 06.02.15

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