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HASTINGS, DOC, Republican Party
Washington

Total number of trips - 10
Total cost of trips - $19,345.80

Average cost per trip - $1,934.58
Total number of days spent traveling - 26 days
Rank of representative - 309 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - British Nuclear Fuels, Ltd.
Dates - January 17, 2000 - January 21, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - West Cumbira, England

Purpose - Visit Sellafield Nuclear site
Notes -

Travel Cost - $7,000.00
Lodging Cost - $543.00
Meal Cost - $270.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,813.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Exchange/Monitor Publications and Forums Inc.
Dates - October 22, 2001 - October 22, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $701.75
Lodging Cost - $157.91
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $859.66

Additional family members - No


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 Claire Hastings accompanied. Meals included in lodging cost.

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Exchange/Monitor Publications and Forums Inc.
Dates - October 14, 2003 - October 15, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement on nuclear policy
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,276.00
Lodging Cost - $81.00
Meal Cost - $59.71
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,416.71

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Waste Management Symposia, Inc.
Dates - February 29, 2004 - March 1, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Pasco, WA - Tucson, AZ

Purpose - speaker on DOE and what Congress can expect to do with the FY'05 budget request for clean up programs
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,087.40
Lodging Cost - $115.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.90

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
Notes - Mr Hastings: DC - Phoenix, AZ - Pasco, WA [assumed city] Mrs. Hastings: Pasco, WA - Phoenix, AZ - Pasco, WA

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,638.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - US Apple Assn
Dates - August 19, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Speaker at national association meeting
Notes - Pasco, WA - Chicago, IL - Pasco, WA

Travel Cost - $731.35
Lodging Cost - $227.50
Meal Cost - $108.81
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,067.66

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Washington Group Int'l
Dates - July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Stuart Island, Canada

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Yakima, WA - Stuart Island, BC Canada - Pasco, WA This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Washington Group Int'l
Dates - July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Stuart Island, Canada

Purpose - To attend and participate in an energy symposium focused on national energy policy
Notes - Yakima, WA - Stuart Island, BC - Pasco, WA Including spouse

Travel Cost - $1,350.00
Lodging Cost - $1,300.00
Meal Cost - $520.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,170.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Exchange Monitor Publications & Forums
Dates - October 13, 2005 - October 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement on nuclear policy
Notes - Seattle, WA - Jacksonville, FL - Washington, DC Conference registration of $262.80 (waived for speakers) included costs of 2 meals eaten by Rep Hastings. Actual cost of those meals was unavailable from conference sponsor

Travel Cost - $867.10
Lodging Cost - $93.27
Meal Cost - $15.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $975.87

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

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  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.