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HOLDEN, TIM, Democratic Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $12,136.78

Average cost per trip - $3,034.20
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 404 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - New York Mercantile Exchange
Dates - June 22, 2001 - June 22, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Discuss energy functions of exchange
Notes -

Travel Cost - $328.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $110.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $438.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Counties
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 14, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Clair, PA

Purpose - Address the Transportation Steering Committee of NACo
Notes - Spouse Gwen Holden accompanied.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $229.42
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $229.42

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Association of Railroads, Burlington Northern & Sante Fe
Dates - July 5, 2001 - July 9, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Casper, WY - Cody, WY - Jackson Hole, WY

Purpose - Attend the AAR legislative conference.
Notes - Spouse Gwen Holden accompanied.

Travel Cost - $4,712.28
Lodging Cost - $784.28
Meal Cost - $654.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,150.56

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Assn of Railroads
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 10, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - FL

Purpose - To provide a comprehensive overview of the condition of the railroads and an examination of current transportation policy issues
Notes - Harrisburg, PA - Florida - Harrisburg, PA Including spouse

Travel Cost - $2,714.80
Lodging Cost - $1,554.00
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,318.80

Additional family members - Yes

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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.