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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Diane Liesman


Total cost of 10 trips: $12,181.56


Trips traveled under the office of Ray Lahood

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF ASSISTANCE AT THE HOUSE RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $786.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Atlantic & Pacific Exchange Program
Purpose: TO STUDY PUBLIC POLICY MATTERS IN THE NETHERLANDS
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,417.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO VISIT NUCLEAR ENERGY FACILITIES IN FRANCE-MOST U.S. DEVELOPED-AT WORK ON COMMERCIAL SCALES AROUND THE WORLD. PRIMARY TOPICS ARE THE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSITION OF USED NUCLEAR FUEL
Date: Mar 31, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,706.03
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $888.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: TO DISCUSS STRATEGY FOR UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE PROPOSITIONS
Date: Sep 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $855.64
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Sep 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,160.89
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN RETREAT-EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $671.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULFER SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Diane Liesman.


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

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    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

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