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CAPITO, SHELLEY MOORE, Republican Party
West Virginia

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $2,826.43

Average cost per trip - $942.14
Total number of days spent traveling - 7 days
Rank of representative - 538 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Retreat
Notes - Spouse Charles Capito and children Charles Capito, Moore Capito and Shelley Capito accompanied. Meals included in lodging cost

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $950.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - CitiGroup
Dates - May 2, 2003 - May 3, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - speech
Notes - spouse, Charlie Capito

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $270.00
Meal Cost - $228.78
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $498.78

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NYSE
Dates - July 18, 2004 - July 19, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Subcommittee visit to the New York Stock Exchange. Capitol Markets Subcommittee.
Notes - Charleston, WV - NYC - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $858.35
Lodging Cost - $273.56
Meal Cost - $245.74
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,377.65

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.