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NETHERCUTT, GEORGE R, Republican Party
Washington

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $20,677.91

Average cost per trip - $3,446.32
Total number of days spent traveling - 27 days
Rank of representative - 296 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Joslin Diabetes Center
Dates - March 16, 2001 - March 16, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - attend USPS Diabetes Awareness Stamp Ceremony
Notes -

Travel Cost - $840.11
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $840.11

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 12, 2001 - January 17, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - Participate in a conference on U.S. policy toward Cuba
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Mary Beth Nethercutt - other costs are ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,934.00
Lodging Cost - $2,355.00
Meal Cost - $1,320.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $5,659.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - USA Rice
Dates - April 11, 2001 - April 13, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Madrid, Spain - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Other costs: ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,574.00
Lodging Cost - $232.00
Meal Cost - $99.00
Other Cost - $20.00
Total Cost - $1,925.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Transatlantic Policy Network
Dates - April 6, 2001 - April 11, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Malaga, Spain

Purpose - Interparliamentary exchange
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Mary Beth Nethercutt - 4/12-4/13 at own expense (spouse only)

Travel Cost - $5,368.00
Lodging Cost - $1,144.00
Meal Cost - $584.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,096.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Wheat Growers
Dates - February 1, 2001 - February 3, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA - Williamsburg, VA

Purpose - accept Golden Plow Award and then get to Rep. Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,207.00
Lodging Cost - $180.80
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,387.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - April 10, 2001 - April 17, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - Attend seminar
Notes - Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $2,400.00
Lodging Cost - $810.00
Meal Cost - $360.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $3,770.00

Additional family members - No

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

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  • 10.14.14

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