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Back to The Data

Trips by*

David Schaffer


Total cost of 9 trips: $10,392.87


Trips traveled under the office of Bud Shuster

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Helicopter Association International
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL CONFERENCE.
Date: Jan 21, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Air Transport Association of America
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN ATA CONFERENCE
Date: May 5, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,485.49
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-PITTSBURG, PA
Sponsor: PITTSBURGH AIRPORT AUTHORITY
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE AT THE PITTSBURG AIRPORT
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $884.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: AR
Sponsor: Airports Council International
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MEETING
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $918.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Airports Council International
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE LEGAL AFFAIRS FORUM OF ACI
Date: Mar 31, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $369.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: Helicopter Association International
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN LEGISLATIVE FORUM
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $470.00
source

Destination: KONA
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN AIRPORT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,185.00
source

Destination: TAMPA
Sponsor: Airports Council International
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ACI'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Sep 14, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $448.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: National Business Aviation Association Inc
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN NBAA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $683.38
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Schaffer.


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.

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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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