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SCHAFFER, BOB, Republican Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $7,217.84

Average cost per trip - $1,443.57
Total number of days spent traveling - 21 days
Rank of representative - 466 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Leadership Institute
Dates - April 14, 2000 - April 15, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - TN

Purpose - Educational speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,043.10
Lodging Cost - $254.81
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,297.91

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - educational retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $36.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $146.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $311.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Right to Life Greater Cincinnati
Dates - June 6, 2002 - June 8, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Cincinnati, OH

Purpose - speak at Right to Life dinner
Notes - personal expense days = 6/6 to 6/8

Travel Cost - $554.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $554.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - EastWest Institute
Dates - April 25, 2002 - April 30, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - conference on Ukrainian elections
Notes - personal expense days = 4/28 to 4/30

Travel Cost - $1,499.65
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,499.65

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Republican Institute
Dates - March 26, 2002 - April 2, 2002 (8 days)
Location(s) - Ukraine

Purpose - election monitoring
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,430.02
Lodging Cost - $693.12
Meal Cost - $431.64
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,554.78

Additional family members - No

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

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

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

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.