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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 |
Michael Walker with students in Minneapolis (photo: @MPS_BlackMales Twitter account)

Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.