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OBERSTAR, JAMES L, Democratic Party
Minnesota

Total number of trips - 29
Total cost of trips - $58,061.08

Average cost per trip - $2,002.11
Total number of days spent traveling - 97 days
Rank of representative - 100 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Bikes Belong Coalition
Dates - September 22, 2000 - September 24, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speech on Interbike Expo
Notes - Other expenses not specified

Travel Cost - $1,692.00
Lodging Cost - $237.62
Meal Cost - $136.00
Other Cost - $60.00
Total Cost - $2,125.62

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - United News & Media
Dates - March 17, 2000 - March 20, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Monterey, CA

Purpose - Speak to participants of Sea Otter Classic Bicycle event
Notes - Other expenses not specified

Travel Cost - $1,575.50
Lodging Cost - $166.88
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost - $10.00
Total Cost - $1,792.38

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Outdoor Advertisers Association of America
Dates - April 7, 2000 - April 10, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Speech: 2000 OAAA Legislative Conference
Notes - Dates at personal expense: 4/7/00-4/8/00 - other expenses were ground transportation - accompanied by spouse Jean K. Oberstar

Travel Cost - $492.50
Lodging Cost - $540.00
Meal Cost - $112.00
Other Cost - $70.00
Total Cost - $1,214.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York University
Dates - June 19, 2000 - June 20, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Speech: Future of aviation in the NY/NJ metro. Reg.
Notes - other expenses for cabs/airport limos

Travel Cost - $97.00
Lodging Cost - $257.70
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $73.10
Total Cost - $427.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Bicycle Retailers Education Conference
Dates - January 14, 2000 - January 16, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Speak to participants
Notes -

Travel Cost - $286.75
Lodging Cost - $315.00
Meal Cost - $35.80
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $637.55

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - San Jose State University, International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies
Dates - June 23, 2000 - June 26, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Sacramento, CA

Purpose - Board of Trustees meeting
Notes - other expenses for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $333.00
Lodging Cost - $90.00
Meal Cost - $69.00
Other Cost - $13.75
Total Cost - $505.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 19, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - Participate in conference on U.S.-Russia relations
Notes - Other expenses for ground transportation - accompanied by spouse Jean K. Oberstar

Travel Cost - $3,596.80
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $7,096.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Dates - November 9, 2001 - November 12, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Speak at board meeting
Notes - Other expenses for ground transportation - accompanied by spouse Jean K. Oberstar

Travel Cost - $1,300.00
Lodging Cost - $494.00
Meal Cost - $360.00
Other Cost - $85.73
Total Cost - $2,239.73

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - San Jose State University
Dates - June 29, 2001 - July 3, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Minneapolis, MN

Purpose - Board meeting of International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies
Notes - Other expenses not specified - July 1-3 at member's expense

Travel Cost - $878.25
Lodging Cost - $98.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost - $18.00
Total Cost - $1,034.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Rails to Trails Conservancy
Dates - September 28, 2001 - September 29, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Louis, MO

Purpose - Speak at conference banquet
Notes - Other expenses for ground transportation, phone calls and airport parking

Travel Cost - $348.00
Lodging Cost - $136.69
Meal Cost - $37.95
Other Cost - $63.24
Total Cost - $585.88

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Road and Transportation Builders Association
Dates - March 17, 2002 - March 18, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speak at 100th Anniversary Convention
Notes - Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $2,288.50
Lodging Cost - $184.21
Meal Cost - $116.45
Other Cost - $82.10
Total Cost - $2,671.26

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of American Railroads
Dates - January 18, 2002 - January 20, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - participate in panel discussion on infrastructure issues
Notes - accompanied by spouse Jean K Oberstar, other costs include car rental

Travel Cost - $2,403.72
Lodging Cost - $760.00
Meal Cost - $580.00
Other Cost - $123.65
Total Cost - $3,867.37

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Not specified
Dates - January 31, 2002 - February 2, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Not specified
Notes -

Travel Cost - $642.50
Lodging Cost - $471.00
Meal Cost - $62.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,176.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - San Jose State University, International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies
Dates - June 28, 2002 - July 1, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Minneapolis, MN

Purpose - Attend/participate in Board of Trustees meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $561.50
Lodging Cost - $97.90
Meal Cost - $35.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $694.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - December 4, 2003 - December 7, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - participate in a conference on U.S./Mexico relations
Notes - spouse, Jean Oberstar

Travel Cost - $2,151.00
Lodging Cost - $1,725.00
Meal Cost - $1,980.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,856.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Dates - February 22, 2003 - February 23, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - speak at the executive committee meeting of TTD
Notes -

Travel Cost - $440.50
Lodging Cost - $214.33
Meal Cost - $33.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $687.83

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Governors Association
Dates - August 18, 2003 - August 18, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Indianapolis, IN

Purpose - speak at annual meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $831.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $831.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Transload Distribution Association
Dates - April 24, 2003 - April 25, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speak to association members
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $140.61
Meal Cost - $17.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $157.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency
Dates - September 25, 2003 - September 28, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - briefing on flood control and speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sacramento Regional Transit District's South Line Light Rail
Notes -

Travel Cost - $831.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $831.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Not specified
Dates - March 24, 2003 - March 24, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Rutgers, NJ

Purpose - speech at Rutgers University-Voorhees Transportation Center
Notes -

Travel Cost - $269.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $269.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Laborers' International Union of North America
Dates - January 18, 2004 - January 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - speak at IUOE conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $701.50
Lodging Cost - $234.15
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $965.65

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Union of Operating Engineers
Dates - January 19, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - speak at IUOE conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $354.80
Lodging Cost - $321.90
Meal Cost - $68.30
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $745.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency
Dates - September 25, 2003 - September 28, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - briefing on flood control & speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sacramento Regional Transit District's South Line Light Rail
Notes -

Travel Cost - $813.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $813.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Concrete Pavement Assn (ACPA)
Dates - November 30, 2004 - December 1, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Marco Island, FL

Purpose - Speak at the 41st annual ACPA convention
Notes - DC - Naples, FL - Marco Island, FL - Naples, FL - DC

Travel Cost - $1,095.00
Lodging Cost - $559.64
Meal Cost - $75.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,729.64

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - San Jose State Univ
Dates - June 25, 2004 - June 27, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Jose, CA - Sacramento, CA

Purpose - Board meeting: International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies (IISTPS)
Notes - Washington, DC - San Jose, CA / Sacramento, CA - Denver, CO

Travel Cost - $722.20
Lodging Cost - $119.90
Meal Cost - $60.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $902.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Intl Management & Development Institute
Dates - February 20, 2005 - February 26, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany

Purpose - US-French Congressional Roundtable, US-German Congressional Roundtable
Notes - DC - Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany - DC

Travel Cost - $6,560.40
Lodging Cost - $1,798.00
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,408.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Alaska Coalition, Alaska Wilderness League, Earthjustice, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Wilderness Society, World Wildlife Fund
Dates - June 26, 2004 - July 2, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, AK - Kaktovik, AK

Purpose - Fact-finding trip on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil drilling/energy and wilderness issue
Notes - Fairbanks - Beaver - Arctic Village - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Kaktovik - Fairbanks

Travel Cost - $3,242.00
Lodging Cost - $386.82
Meal Cost - $110.45
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,739.27

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Air France
Dates - November 14, 2004 - November 16, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - New York, NY - Washington, DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Blessey Marine Services
Dates - August 15, 2005 - August 17, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Christening of Coast Guard tug boat
Notes - Washington, DC - New Orleans, LA - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,432.80
Lodging Cost - $530.49
Meal Cost - $93.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,056.29

Additional family members - Yes