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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Kimberly Teehee


Total cost of 15 trips: $13,541.03


Trips traveled under the office of Dale Kildee

Destination: ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: PANELIST FOR INDIAN LAW DAY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 23, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $360.00
source

Destination: ALBUQERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: Federal Bar Association
Purpose: PANELIST FOR ANNUAL INDIAN LAW CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $563.00
source

Destination: TULSA
Sponsor: Hobbs Strauss Dean & Walker LLP
Purpose: SPEAKER & PARTICIPANT AT THE OK SOVEREIGNTY SYMPOSIUM
Date: Jun 10, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $525.50
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ORG. MID YEAR CONFERENCE ON BEHALF OF REP. KILDEE. EVENT HELD IN LEDYARD, CONNECTICUT
Date: Aug 21, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $636.40
source

Destination: TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO VISIT THE TRIBAL GOV'T
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $1,126.00
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO ATTEND A BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING ON BEHALF OF REP. KILDEE WHO IS A BOARD MEMBER. ORG. IS A FEDERALLY CHARTERD CORP. AND REP. KILDEE IS CONG. APPOINTEE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,209.50
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: National American Indian Housing Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF HOUSING TOUR OF INDIAN COUNTRY
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $807.00
source

Destination: DCA THRU CHICAGO TO ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA (ONE WAY)
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: NIGA LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT SPEAKER
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $844.94
source

Destination: ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA TO ALBUQUERQUE, NM TO DCA
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO REPRESENT CONGRESSMAN KILDEE AT THE IAIA BOARD MEETING IN SANTA FE, NM
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,091.55
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS TO TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN THE TRIBE'S ANNUAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STAFF RETREAT
Date: Aug 25, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $572.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: TO REPRESENT CONGRESSMAN KILDEE AT THE IAIA BOARD MEETING IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,140.29
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN THE NIGA CONFERENCE IN ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,164.38
source

Destination: PROVIDENCE, RI
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT NIGA'S MID-YEAR MEETING
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,468.47
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN TRIBES GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MEETING
Date: Sep 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $400.00
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE
Sponsor: Institute of American Indian Arts
Purpose: ATTENDED BOARD OF TRUSTEES MTG.
Date: Sep 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,632.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kimberly Teehee.


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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