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SOUDER, MARK E, Republican Party
Indiana

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $43,273.26

Average cost per trip - $8,654.65
Total number of days spent traveling - 34 days
Rank of representative - 153 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Singapore International Foundation, Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - July 1, 2000 - July 10, 2000 (10 days)
Location(s) - Singapore

Purpose - official visit to gov't leaders
Notes - travelled with son, Zachary Souder

Travel Cost - $17,751.66
Lodging Cost - $1,920.00
Meal Cost - $760.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $20,831.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 4, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational purpose
Notes -

Travel Cost - $44.00
Lodging Cost - $175.00
Meal Cost - $168.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $387.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Management and Development Institute
Dates - February 15, 2004 - February 22, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Frankfurt, Germany - Munich, Germany

Purpose -
Notes - no purpose given. child Nathan Souder

Travel Cost - $13,000.00
Lodging Cost - $900.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $14,500.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - January 6, 2005 - January 10, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Scottsdale, AZ

Purpose - Enabling Members of the 104th class to learn from lessons of the past decade and provide insight to successfully plan for the next decade
Notes - Fort Wayne, IN - Scottsdale, AZ - Fort Wayne IN Personal Expense 1/6 and 1/9

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $504.00
Meal Cost - $1,134.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,638.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Int'l Management & Development Institute
Dates - February 19, 2005 - February 27, 2005 (9 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France - Stuttgart, Germany

Purpose - An educational trip to discuss economic, trade and foreign issues
Notes - Fort Wayne - Paris - Stuttgart - Fort Wayne Personal expense: 2/20/05, 2/25 - 2/27 Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,146.60
Lodging Cost - $1,070.00
Meal Cost - $700.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,916.60

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

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  • 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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