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REHBERG, DENNIS R, Republican Party
Montana

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $8,832.79

Average cost per trip - $1,472.13
Total number of days spent traveling - 20 days
Rank of representative - 445 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan congressional retreat
Notes - no date specified on dates of travel; form filed on 04/09/01; lodging expenses include meals and lodging; paper attached with letter from Jerry Climer memo to Bipartisan congressional retreat participant

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $950.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Center for International Policy
Dates - September 12, 2003 - September 15, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $750.00
Lodging Cost - $900.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,150.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lexington Institute
Dates - March 6, 2003 - March 11, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - trade meetings (wheat)
Notes - Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $776.66
Lodging Cost - $1,116.00
Meal Cost - $133.68
Other Cost - $25.00
Total Cost - $2,051.34

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club International
Dates - January 31, 2003 - February 1, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV

Purpose - speak at seminar of Safari Club International convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $858.00
Lodging Cost - $123.50
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,131.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Bigelow Aerospace Corp.
Dates - February 5, 2004 - February 7, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Meet with and speak to Bigelow Aerospace Executives & Employees to discuss possible expansion of Bigelow Aerospace to Montana.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $648.30
Lodging Cost - $378.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,026.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Southern Co
Dates - September 19, 2005 - September 20, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Birmingham, AL

Purpose - Fact finding and tour of Southern Company and Dept of Energy's Power Systems Development facility
Notes - Billings, MT - Birmingham, AL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,043.10
Lodging Cost - $226.86
Meal Cost - $253.69
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,523.65

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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  • 04.01.15

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  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

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  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.