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BLILEY, TOM, Republican Party
Virginia

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $33,668.58

Average cost per trip - $11,222.86
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 190 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - Educational, legislative on online privacy
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $367.06
Meal Cost - $105.06
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $472.12

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 6, 2000 - January 8, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speech
Notes - Spouse Mary Virginia accompanied

Travel Cost - $828.76
Lodging Cost - $985.94
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost - $11.00
Total Cost - $2,025.70

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Brown & Williamson Tobacco
Dates - July 6, 2000 - July 10, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - Tour/speak to senior management of British American Tobacco: meet with CEO of British Trade International
Notes - Accompanied by wife Mary Virginia Bliley

Travel Cost - $23,876.98
Lodging Cost - $4,237.38
Meal Cost - $96.40
Other Cost - $2,960.00
Total Cost - $31,170.76

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts