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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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MARKEY, EDWARD JOHN, Democratic Party
Massachusetts

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $36,838.29

Average cost per trip - $5,262.61
Total number of days spent traveling - 33 days
Rank of representative - 176 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 9, 2000 - August 11, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO - Denver, CO

Purpose - Participant in roundtable on information technology
Notes -

Travel Cost - $379.00
Lodging Cost - $520.00
Meal Cost - $75.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $974.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2000 - January 30, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - To participate on a panel, Jan. 29-30 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $3,640.00
Lodging Cost - $800.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,640.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment, Feb. 22-33 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $2,289.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,493.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 24, 2001 - January 28, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - participant on panel
Notes - spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied.

Travel Cost - $5,944.00
Lodging Cost - $1,067.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,211.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S. News and World Report
Dates - February 15, 2001 - February 16, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - panelist on program on first amendment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $972.73
Lodging Cost - $429.38
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,402.11

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 26, 2003 - June 1, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment
Notes - Spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied - Other costs are for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,992.20
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $8,642.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2005 - January 30, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Switzerland

Purpose - Participate in panels on various economic issues
Notes - Washington, DC - Switzerland - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $6,065.38
Lodging Cost - $2,280.00
Meal Cost - $130.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,475.38

Additional family members - Yes

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

    Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.
  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

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  • 07.02.15

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    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.