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HILLEARY, VAN, Republican Party
Tennessee

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $22,294.90

Average cost per trip - $5,573.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 279 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Asian Forum on Japan
Dates - December 18, 2000 - December 26, 2000 (9 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - AJF seminar w/ members of the Japanese Diet
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $10,020.84
Lodging Cost - $1,931.65
Meal Cost - $1,780.41
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $13,732.90

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - December 26, 2000 - January 2, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan - Taipei, Taiwan

Purpose - Attending seminar, fact-finding and educational visit
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $5,630.00
Lodging Cost - $1,450.00
Meal Cost - $850.00
Other Cost - $260.00
Total Cost - $8,190.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 5, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $122.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $122.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - March 24, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Bristol, VA

Purpose - speech
Notes - spouse Meredith Hilleary accompanied.

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - Yes

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.