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RILEY, BOB, Republican Party
Alabama

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $37,385.62

Average cost per trip - $7,477.12
Total number of days spent traveling - 28 days
Rank of representative - 171 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office
Dates - August 9, 2000 - August 13, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Hong Kong

Purpose - To discuss trade relations
Notes - Spouse Patsy Riley accompanied

Travel Cost - $2,742.00
Lodging Cost - $875.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $134.00
Total Cost - $3,751.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Vision Technologies
Dates - August 4, 2000 - August 9, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Singapore

Purpose - To discuss economic development and trade issues
Notes - Spouse Patsy Riley accompanied

Travel Cost - $15,472.00
Lodging Cost - $824.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost - $706.00
Total Cost - $17,402.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - August 13, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Spouse Patsy Riley accompanied

Travel Cost - $1,400.00
Lodging Cost - $355.00
Meal Cost - $240.00
Other Cost - $134.00
Total Cost - $2,129.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - General Atomics
Dates - May 25, 2001 - June 3, 2001 (10 days)
Location(s) - Moscow, Russia - St. Petersburg, Russia

Purpose - to inspect the former Soviet Union's compliance with an international treaty to dispose of chemical weapons and to speak with scientists formerly employed in the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons program
Notes - spouse: Patsy Riley under other expenses -- 421 = local transportation, 231, visa processing, 190 -- same for spouse

Travel Cost - $9,834.00
Lodging Cost - $1,344.00
Meal Cost - $690.00
Other Cost - $842.00
Total Cost - $12,710.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - May 20, 2001 - May 21, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - educational visit to NASDAQ Stock Market, participation in opening of NASDAQ Stock Market
Notes - spouse: Patsy Riley

Travel Cost - $1,058.68
Lodging Cost - $290.80
Meal Cost - $44.14
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,393.62

Additional family members - Yes

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

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

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