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GILLMOR, PAUL E, Republican Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $5,586.44

Average cost per trip - $1,862.15
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 490 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Republican Main Street Partnership
Dates - April 23, 2001 - April 26, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Visit high-tech companies and facilities.
Notes - Spouse Karen Gillmor accompanied. Other costs are for ground transportation.

Travel Cost - $1,009.00
Lodging Cost - $652.74
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $275.66
Total Cost - $1,937.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 9, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Consumer Electronic Show and Meetings
Notes - Spouse Karen Gillmor accompanied. Other costs are for telephone

Travel Cost - $737.00
Lodging Cost - $636.42
Meal Cost - $180.00
Other Cost - $12.00
Total Cost - $1,565.42

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Assn
Dates - January 6, 2005 - January 9, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Review new developments and meet with industry leaders regarding duties as member of telecommunications subcommittee
Notes - Columbus, OH - Las Vegas, NV - Columbus, OH

Travel Cost - $986.28
Lodging Cost - $912.34
Meal Cost - $185.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,083.62

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Flickr / kurafire

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