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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

John Mcmanus


Total cost of 12 trips: $14,428.11


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIES AND FIRST UNION
Purpose: HEALTHCARE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 28, 2000
Expense: $524.80
source

Destination: BWI - LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Caremark Rx Inc
Purpose: SPEECH TO HIAA ANNUAL CONVENTION ON HR 4680
Date: Oct 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,269.52
source

Destination: GENENTECH, UC BERKELY, CHIRON, VAR GEN
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIO TECH INDUSTRY & ACADEMIA
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,007.00
source

Destination: MERCATUS CENTER CONFERENCE CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $330.00
source

Destination: TOUR GAMBO, MEET WITH COLORADO MEDICAL SOCIETY & COLORADO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Sponsor: GAMBO PAID FOR AIRLINE, REP MC INNIS PAID FOR LODGING
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ISSUES CONFRONTING BUILD AND DOCTORS & LEARN ABOUT GAMBO COMPANY & DEVICE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,052.78
source

Destination: UC IRVINE HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Sponsor: University of California at Irvine
Purpose: SPEECH TO CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,100.70
source

Destination: TOUR MERCK-MEDCO, MEET W/ EXECUTIVES
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: UNDERSTAND PBM MAIL ORDER BUSSINESS BETTER
Date: Mar 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,340.68
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO PLAN AND DISCUSS THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: VISITED HOSPITALS IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: HLC, CIGNA, MERCK, NY-PRESBYTERIAN, AND PFIZER
Purpose: A FACT-FINDING TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE SITUATION OF HOSPITALS DUE TO THEIR FUNDING.
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.27
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FT. LAUDERDALE AND MIAMI
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES AT THE ADVAMED ANNUAL MEETING. TOURED THE MIAMI CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE
Date: Mar 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,792.69
source

Destination: PUERTO RICO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS AND THE PUERTO RICO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS THAT OPERATE IN PUERTO RICO.
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,262.67
source

Destination: MARRIOTT INNER HARBOR HOTEL, BALTIMORE
Sponsor: CATHOLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION & ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $234.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Mcmanus.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

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  • 03.25.15

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    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.