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Trips by*

Lou Ann Linehan


Total cost of 13 trips: $17,920.35


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination: ATHENS, GA
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE SAM NUNN POLICY FORUM
Date: Mar 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $95.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ROUNDTABLE WITH NATO SECRETARY GENERAL LORD ROBERTSON
Date: Apr 7, 2000
Expense: $796.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BIPAC - Business-Industry Political Action Committee
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL AS HE SPEAKS TO THE BIPAC FALL BOARD MEETING
Date: Nov 16, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,118.85
source

Destination: CINCINNATI, OH
Sponsor: Transatlantic Business Dialogue
Purpose: ACCOMPANY SENATOR HAGEL TO THE ANNUAL CEO-LEVEL TRANSATLANTIC BUSINESS DIALOGUE
Date: Nov 17, 2000
Expense: $1,708.50
source

Destination: GERMANY & THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: TO GAIN FIRST HAND INSIGHT INTO THE US-EUROPEAN POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SECURITY RELATIONS
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.16
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Israel Policy Forum
Purpose: ATTEND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM ANNUAL DINNER AND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM BREAKFAST
Date: Jan 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $319.24
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL WHEN HE ACCEPTS "HEADLINER OF THE YEAR" AWARD AND WHEN HE INTRODUCES SENATOR MCCAIN
Date: Feb 16, 2001
Expense: $542.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY (TEETERBORO, NJ AIRPORT)
Sponsor: American Jewish Congress
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF SUPPORT FOR SENATOR'S SPEECH
Date: Jan 29, 2003
Expense: $2,544.20
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BANKERS GROUP-SENATOR HAGEL SPEAKING
Date: Jul 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,655.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 18, 2004
Expense: $635.20
source

Destination: JAKARTA, INDONESIA
Sponsor: Carter Center
Purpose: OBSERVATION OF JULY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN INDONESIA
Date: Jul 1, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,561.50
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $442.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lou Ann Linehan.


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?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

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    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.
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