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KING, PETER, Republican Party
New York

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $10,894.45

Average cost per trip - $1,815.74
Total number of days spent traveling - 22 days
Rank of representative - 420 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Friends of Sinn Fein
Dates - April 6, 2000 - April 10, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Dublin, Ireland

Purpose - to attend annual conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $522.00
Lodging Cost - $580.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,152.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - St. Patrick's Committee of Holyoke
Dates - March 18, 2000 - March 19, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Holyoke, MA

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $418.00
Lodging Cost - $137.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $605.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Friends of Sinn Fein
Dates - May 25, 2001 - May 31, 2001 (7 days)
Location(s) - Ireland

Purpose - Observe elections in Northern Ireland
Notes - Spouse Rosemary King

Travel Cost - $1,236.00
Lodging Cost - $618.82
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,954.82

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - August 27, 2001 - August 30, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - Education/meetings
Notes - Child Sean King

Travel Cost - $4,000.00
Lodging Cost - $800.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,600.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Annenberg Foundation
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Homeland Security Committee retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Queenstown, MD - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Federal Law Enforcement Officers Assn
Dates - June 25, 2004 - June 26, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - FLEOA Awards Dinner Guest of Honor
Notes - Washington, DC - Orlando, FL - New York, NY

Travel Cost - $1,032.70
Lodging Cost - $105.93
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,178.63

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
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Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

Recent Posts

  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?