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CUBIN, BARBARA L, Republican Party
Wyoming

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $15,489.12

Average cost per trip - $2,212.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 21 days
Rank of representative - 358 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - May 20, 2000 - May 22, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Charlotte, NC

Purpose - Annual convention, Board of Directors meeting
Notes - Accompanied by son Eric Cubin

Travel Cost - $768.00
Lodging Cost - $236.62
Meal Cost - $110.61
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,115.23

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - January 26, 2001 - January 29, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - NRA event
Notes - Spouse Fritz accompanied. (this is an amendment. Original form says that son Eric accompanied too, and costs were higher).

Travel Cost - $1,780.49
Lodging Cost - $2,670.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,450.49

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 24, 2002 - January 25, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Michaels, MD

Purpose - elected leadership conference retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $113.00
Meal Cost - $77.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $190.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - July 25, 2003 - July 28, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - NRA annual board meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,200.00
Lodging Cost - $725.69
Meal Cost - $120.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,045.69

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Anadarko Petroleum
Dates - June 7, 2002 - June 8, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Lafayette, LA

Purpose - View off-shore drilling sites
Notes - Transportation breakdown: United Airlines first class round trip DC - New Orleans - DC fare $2,018 - helicopter to offshore site $880 - use of corporate Anadarko Petroleum plane, New Orleans to LaFayette, La $470.

Travel Cost - $5,768.00
Lodging Cost - $165.00
Meal Cost - $51.60
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,984.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 3, 2005 - February 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Conservative Member Retreat
Notes - DC to Baltimore

Travel Cost - $75.60
Lodging Cost - $212.63
Meal Cost - $304.47
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $632.11

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 7, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - 104th Class Retreat at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, AZ
Notes - Washington, DC - Phoenix, AZ - Denver, CO

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $567.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,071.00

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

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  • 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.