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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.

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POMBO, RICHARD, Republican Party
California

Total number of trips - 8
Total cost of trips - $20,534.81

Average cost per trip - $2,566.85
Total number of days spent traveling - 26 days
Rank of representative - 298 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
Dates - November 15, 2000 - November 20, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Nelson, New Zealand

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Annette Pombo

Travel Cost - $9,715.20
Lodging Cost - $285.00
Meal Cost - $120.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $10,120.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 28, 2002 - January 29, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational, retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $124.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $263.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dates - January 6, 2002 - January 8, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - to gain knowledge in medical education
Notes -

Travel Cost - $145.00
Lodging Cost - $599.04
Meal Cost - $184.54
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $928.58

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
Dates - May 16, 2002 - May 21, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Shimonoseki, Japan

Purpose - chair meeting of Sustainable Use Parliamentarians Union
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,741.00
Lodging Cost - $428.68
Meal Cost - $425.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,594.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, New York Stock Exchange
Dates - October 19, 2003 - October 20, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - ring the opening bell at the stock exchange
Notes -

Travel Cost - $534.50
Lodging Cost - $371.28
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,055.78

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ford Motor Co.
Dates - June 13, 2003 - June 14, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dearborn, MI

Purpose - attend Ford centennial celebration
Notes -

Travel Cost - $260.00
Lodging Cost - $193.86
Meal Cost - $238.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $691.86

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - December 5, 2003 - December 7, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Westin Mission Hills, CA

Purpose - CA Delegation Retreat
Notes - other: group activities

Travel Cost - $301.93
Lodging Cost - $199.98
Meal Cost - $358.43
Other Cost - $20.37
Total Cost - $880.71

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club Int'l
Dates - January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV - Denver, CO

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Denver - Reno - San Francisco 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 - No

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    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.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.