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MOLLOHAN, ALAN B, Democratic Party
West Virginia

Total number of trips - 3
Total cost of trips - $10,198.85

Average cost per trip - $3,399.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 15 days
Rank of representative - 430 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Bombardier Aerospace
Dates - May 1, 2000 - May 1, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Montreal, Canada

Purpose - To review corporate headquarter operations as it relates to work done at the Bombardier facility in the 1st district of West Virginia
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,046.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $15.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,061.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - GAIKER Technological Centre Foundation
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 12, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Bilbao, Spain

Purpose - Mr. Mollohan was the speaker for the opening session of the 1st International Conference on Recycling Information Exchange and Industrial Practices -- RECCON '03
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,878.20
Lodging Cost - $920.00
Meal Cost - $175.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,973.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - West Virginia (WV) - 01 Trade Delegation
Dates - June 24, 2004 - July 1, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Spain

Purpose - To further the on-going collaborative internationalization efforts between businesses in the Bilbao region of Spain and West Virginia
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,442.88
Lodging Cost - $771.31
Meal Cost - $950.46
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,164.65

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.