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TOOMEY, PATRICK, Republican Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $9,696.06

Average cost per trip - $1,616.01
Total number of days spent traveling - 17 days
Rank of representative - 435 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - November 16, 2000 - November 19, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - educational trip/ view surveillance systems, trading floor
Notes - took wife, Kris Toomey

Travel Cost - $276.00
Lodging Cost - $304.48
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $580.48

Additional family members - Yes


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

Purpose - educational
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) - American Bankers Association
Dates - February 15, 2001 - February 16, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Tampa, FL

Purpose - speak at Legislative liaison advisory committee.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $860.50
Lodging Cost - $388.50
Meal Cost - $60.53
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,309.53

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - Spouse Kris Toomey accompanied.
Notes - Spouse Kris Toomey accompanied. Meal costs included in lodging.

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - educational
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $146.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $285.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - March 28, 2003 - March 31, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Key Biscayne, FL

Purpose - dialogue on U.S. economy between business leaders and government officials
Notes - with spouse Kris

Travel Cost - $3,339.00
Lodging Cost - $1,543.05
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,932.05

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Dierk Schaefer

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.

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