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Trips by*

Seth Bloom


Total cost of 14 trips: $18,968.35


Trips traveled under the office of Herbert Kohl

Destination: WINTERGREEN, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: FOR MY ANTITRUST COUNCIL, SETH BLOOM, TO ATTEND CTIA CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT IN WINTERGREEN, VIRGINIA
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $220.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: NCTA LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING
Date: Jun 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,408.80
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FOR SETH BLOOM TO ATTEND THE CELI STUDY DELEGATION ON TECHNOLOGY ISSUE IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Date: Nov 8, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,780.00
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS COLORADO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: FAR SETH BLOOM TO ATTEND MEETING OF A.B.A. ANTITRUST SECTION AT WHICH HE WILL GIVE PRESENTATION REGARDING AGENDA OF ANTITRUST SUBCOMMITTEE
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,135.84
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: AMERICAN AIRLINE ORBITZ
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO INVESTIGATE ORBITZ AND DISCUSS AVIATION COMPETITION ISSUES
Date: May 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $879.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT-FINDING TRIP TO EXAMINE ECONOMIC & COMPETITIVE ISSUES AFFECTING THE CABLE TELEVISION INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,818.86
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: FOR MY ANTITRUST COUNSEL, SETH BLOOM, TO ATTEND A.B.A. ANTITRUST SECTION MID-WINTER MEETING AND TO GIVE SPEECH ON ANTITRUST SUBCOMMITTEE AGENDA
Date: Jan 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,163.12
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NCI
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE FORUM
Date: Jan 30, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $591.35
source

Destination: VANCOUVER, CANADA
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL MEETING OF ADA ANTITRUST SECTION AND GIVE PRESENTATION ON ANTITRUST SUBCOMMITTEE AGENDA
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,454.33
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NCI
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT IDN SUMMIT CONFERENCE
Date: Sep 25, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $692.23
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO EXAMINE COMPETITION AND PIRACY ISSUES IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,375.89
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO NCTA NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: May 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,542.21
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT ABA ANTITRUST SECTION MIDWINTER MEETING
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,932.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTENDANCE AT NCTA NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,974.72
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Seth Bloom.


American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    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.
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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.